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BUS 315 Ch01.pdf


Department
Business Administration
Course Code
BUS 315
Professor
Robert Grauer

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The Investment Environment
CHAPTER 1
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Chapter Summary
Chapter
Summary
Objective: To provide a general overview
of the investment environment
A Short History of Investing
The Economic System and Investment
Individuals and Financial Intermediaries
Recent Trends
The Agency Problem
Lessons to Learn
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Lessons to Learn

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AShort History of Investing
A
Short
History
of
Investing
The Crash of 1929 and the Great
De
p
ression
p
One-day panic in 1987
The ‘technolo
gy
bubble’ in the nineties
gy
and
The ‘bear market’ of the new
millennium
The financial crisis of 2008
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