share your thoughts on the role that investing plays in your short-term and long-term investment strategies. Feel free to share what your expectations are for this course and how it will contribute to your future investment strategies.
Having reviewed the module resources, and using your knowledge and understanding of corporate ethical responsibilities, address the following:
How does the Sarbanes–Oxley Act contribute to accurate and quality financial reporting by public corporations? Why is the act considered an excellent example of public corporations meeting a key ethical standard?
Why is it important for an investor to create a well-diversified investment portfolio? How should an investor allocate investment funds across sectors and industries?
To support your responses, provide examples of companies that were negatively affected by a lack of ethical guidelines.
ALSO NUMBER 2First, locate the financial statement (10 – K Annual Reporting) information for each company (listed below) that you will be investigating for your final project. This information can be found on each company’s website within the “About U s” section or at the bottom of the homepage under “Investors.”
Research stock and corporate bond holdings for the following companies:
Apple, Inc. (AAPL)
Consolidated Edison (ED)
Northern Trust (NTRS)
Next, address the following:
Calculate the rates of return for each of the securities listed.
Once you have calculated the rates of return for these securities, briefly explain the risk/return relationship for each security.