There will be two discussion questions listed below. By the due date assigned respond to one of the discussion questions and submit your response to the Discussion Area. Use the lessons and vocabulary found in the reading. Support your answers with examples and research and cite your sources using APA format.

Discussion Question 1:

  • What financial reports are included in the annual report?
  • What are the major types of information contained in each of these reports?
  • What is a Form 10-K?
  • What information can be found in a Form 10-K document that could not be found in an annual report, if any?

Discussion Question 2:

Explain the importance of corporate governance to publicly-held company in relation to any interest that it has in being profitable. Justify your answer.

Start reviewing and responding to at least two of your classmates’ postings as early in the week as possible. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between one or more lines of reasoning in the discussion.

FIN4060 Week 1 Discussion