Principles of Finance I
WEEK 2: Discussion Prompt #1 – A financial system consists of both financial institutions and financial markets. Financial markets bring the “key players” together and their funds. For this discussion, choose one of the functions of the financial markets and discuss how financial institutions play a role in this process.
WEEK 2: Discussion Prompt #2 – The financial crisis was caused by several factors related to investments in real estate. This week, we have discussed a variety of reasons why the financial crisis occurred. For this discussion, choose one of these reasons and discuss why you believe this reason was at the root of 2008 financial crisis and recession. In addition, discuss what legislation has been enacted to prevent this event from taking place in the future and causing another financial crisis.