Jun 18th, 2015
Studypool Tutor
Price: $0 USD

Tutor description

Word Count: 5161
Showing Page: 1/10
Today, the corporate structure is ubiquitous all over the world, and yet continues to evolve in the face of new forces. In 2008 the financial crisis once again transformed the financial landscape, bringing down giants like Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and AIG and reshaping investment banks like Goldman Sachs into government-guaranteed commercial banks. These changes have as profound an effect on the future of corporate finance. Government bailouts have provoked challenging questions regarding the role of the federal government in the control and management of private corporations. In the wake of the crisis, significant reforms of the regulation and oversight of financial markets were passed into law. Understanding the principles of corporate finance has never been more important to the practice of business than it is now, during this time of great change. The focus of this lecture is on how people in corporations make financial decisions. This lecture introduces the corporation and explains alternative business organizational forms. A key factor in the success of corporations is the ability to easily trade ownership shares, and so I will also explain the role of stock markets in facilitating trading among investors in a corporation and the implications that has for the ownership and control of corporations.The Four Types of FirmsWe begin our study of corporate finance by introducing the four major types of firms: sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability co

Review from student

Studypool Student
" all I can say is wow very fast work, great work thanks "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1824 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors