What is the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)?
Do you think the DJIA is an effective indicator of the direction the economy? Explain your reasons (why or why not) it is a good indicator of the direction of the economy.
Compare the DJIA to other indexes: (S&P 500, Nasdaq-100, Russell 1000). Of the four indexes, which do you think is the most effective indicator of the economy?
You are required to pick a company ( AMAZON ) You will be calculating the intrinsic value of your stock which will be compared to your stocks market value. You will be required to give updates (stock value and information that may have affected the value). Make sure that the company you select pays dividends.
Each of you will post a brief one-page report in the discussion area commenting on the following:
Reason for company selection.
What sector is the company in (Pharmaceuticals, Auto Industry, Health Care, etc.).
What is the current market value?
What are analysts saying about the stock performance?