Week 4 – Discussion 1
Financial Risk and Reward
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Watch the two videos listed below on the topics of financial risk and reward. Imagine you can interview the presenters and ask one question about financial risks and rewards. What question would you ask? Why do you feel that is an important question? What is Financial Risk Investment and Consumption
Guided Response: Review several of your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least two classmates. For one classmate response, answer the question that they have posed to the presenter as if you were speaking on their behalf. In your second classmate response, share whether you agree or disagree with a classmate’s answer to the presenter’s question and be sure to justify your reasons.
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