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Unformatted text preview: * Foreign Competition * Tax Rate Changes * Business Cycle 1) A companys labor force goes on strike 2) A companys top management dies in a plane crash 3) Proprietary information vs. patent protection lawsuit 4) Obsolescence of a firms unique products occurs sooner than anticipated 5) A huge oil tank bursts and floods a companys production area Question: Do some firms have more market risk than others? Answer: Yes! Example: An economic slowdown affects all firms, but which would be more affected: * Harley-Davidson b) Insulin manufacturer...
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- Summer '11