“Business Risk and Analysis” Please respond to the following:
• Determine whether a steel company or a retail food chain would have a greater business risk. Provide support for your rationale. • Select one of the limitations of ratio analysis and indicate why you believe it is a major concern when predicting future financial performance.
“Investment Valuation” Please respond to the following:
• Discuss why you would not expect all industries to have a similar relationship trend to the economy. Provide an example of two industries that have a different relationship to • Assess how the required rate of return on investment for a U.S. investor in common stocks may differ from the required rate of return on investment for a Japanese investor. Explain the factors that would determine the required rate of return for stocks in the U.S. versus Japan, and which you believe is the most significant.
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• Chapter 10: Problems 4(a-b), and 5(a-b) • Chapter 11: Problems 6, 8, and 10