Lecture 4 - A Stark Reminder Your New Venture Concept Statement is due two weeks from this Friday(Oct 15 Your Group Hand In Case is due three weeks

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A Stark Reminder Your New Venture Concept Statement is due two weeks from this Friday (Oct 15) Your Group Hand In Case is due three weeks from this Friday (Oct 22) Your Midterm Examination will be written four weeks from this Friday (Oct 29) Tick…tick…tick… Your group needs to GET GOING!!!
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Investments Definition The sacrifice of certain present value for uncertain future value
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Individual Investors: Why Invest? 1. To protect oneself against the two primary risks in life a) The Risk of Living Too Long b) The Risk of Not Living Long Enough 2. To serve as a hedge against inflation 3. To earn money for future purchases 4. To invest in Canada’s future
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Factors to Consider Before Investing (Lab Manual p. 2) 1. Define your investment objectives before you commit any funds. Different people/different investment objectives All investments vary (sometimes dramatically) in three key respects Safety of Principal (Risk) Income Producing Capacity (Annual Cash Returns: Interest or Dividends) Growth Potential (Capital Gains)
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1. Recognize that there is no such thing as a
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2010 for the course ECONOMICS 120 taught by Professor Mesta during the Spring '10 term at Wilfred Laurier University .

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Lecture 4 - A Stark Reminder Your New Venture Concept Statement is due two weeks from this Friday(Oct 15 Your Group Hand In Case is due three weeks

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