Publically traded stock, corporate bonds, government bonds, real estate, mutual funds, and derivatives are all examples of highly marketable investments.
You will be required to collect financial statements and /or relevant financial information that detail(s) the past three (3) years (fiscal or calendar) of the chosen investment. (These statements can usually be located within the organizations Website under investor information or something similar. Many times, these statements can also be found on Yahoo! Finance, Google Finance, MSN Money, or Hoovers.)
You will also be required to research your chosen investments price for the past five (5) years, as well as a related market index for this investment for the past five (5) years. An example of an applicable market index is the Standard & Poors Stock Market Index, commonly called the S&P 500. Select the highly marketable investment that you wish to research.
Provide a brief (one  paragraph) explanation as to why you selected that particular investment. List five (5) resources to demonstrate that there is enough information available regarding your selected investment.Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the students name, the professors name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: Use technology and information resources to research issues in investments.
Write clearly and concisely about investments using proper writing mechanics.