Fin/370 Finance For Business (Week 1)
Workshop 1 – Discussion Questions
DQ 1 – The Capital Market What is the capital market? How is the primary market different from the secondary market? In your opinion, are these markets efficient? Why?
DQ 2 – U.S. SEC What are three primary roles of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)? How does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 augment the SEC’s role in managing financial governance? Do you think businesses became more ethical after Sarbanes-Oxley was passed? Provide examples to support your answer.
DQ 3 – Corporation Liquidity Measurements What ratios measure a corporation’s liquidity? What are some problems associated with using such ratios? How would the DuPont analysis overcome these problems?