Part A: Research how financial markets and institutions influence the US and global economies.
Create an 8- to 12-slide presentation
use the same Sample PowerPoint from
Choose 4 financial markets or institutions. Briefly explain what each specializes in (mortgages, stocks, government securities, etc.).
Compare how each financial market you identified influences the US economy and the global economy.
Cite references to support your assignment.
Format your citations according to APA guidelines.
Part B: You are a new economist for a major financial institution, and you’ve been invited to speak as a guest lecturer for a Freshman Finance course at the local university.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- Share how you would describe the overall purpose and mechanics of both primary and secondary markets.
- How would you explain the way the performance of your company is influenced by the activity of the markets you described?
- After your initial post, choose a classmate’s approach that is different from the approach you’d take on the guest lecture. What additional information might you include in your lecture based on your classmate’s approach?