1. Why did Milton think his chocolate candy would sell?
He thought this because caramel was to rich to eat every day and most people never had chcolate.

2. Where did he get the money to start making chocolate?
He got the money from selling his Caramel company for 1 million dollars.

3. What type of company did Hershey have before he incorporated?
He had a Carmel Company.

4. What benefits do you think Milton gained from forming a corporation?
It would be able to go global and have a stock.

5. Why would people today want to invest in the Hershey Company?
They would want to invest because the company is very successful.

Alexis = Resorts and Casino
Shauna = Jewelry Store
Dominic= Electronic Stores
Joe= Chemicals
Devon= Trucking
Tomias= Super Markets
Jose= Music and Video Stores

  1. Is Revlon doing better or worse than the previous trading day? How do you know?
They are doing better because on the website, there is a green up arrow and a positive number.
  1. Is Rite Aid nearer to its yearly high or low? Would this be a good time to purchase the stock? Explain.
Rite Aid is nearer to the yearly low. It is not a good time to purchase a stock because it is low.
  1. What are the stock ticker symbols for Revlon and Rite Aid? Are you surprised? Explain.
I am not surprised because Revlon is Rev and Rite Aid is Rad. They are both are relevant to the word.
  1. Did either Revlon or Rite Aid pay a __dividend__?
  1. Which information shown on this web site would you consider most important for people to find out before purchasing the stock of a company? Explain.
The price of the stock is important for the person buying the stock because you want to know how much you are buying before your purchase it.
  1. What would you guess was the __market trend__ on this particular day? Explain what information led you to this conclusion.
I think the market rend is doing terrible because of our terrible economy. I’ve been looking at stocks and some are increasing but most are not.

Investment 1: Jax Company provides gas and electric to your area. Its stock has risen slowly and steadily over the last two years. It pays an annual dividend of $4 per share per year. You own 200 shares, so the company pays you a yearly dividend of $800. What type of risk are you taking by investing in Jax Company? Explain
They have taken a market risk because it have to do with your house.
Investment 2: Watching the news, you learn a new drug is coming out that supposedly makes children smarter. You’ve never heard of the drug manufacturer, but you decide to invest in this company. Why wouldn’t we want our children smarter? If you have no other information and plan to invest in this drug company, what kind of risk are you taking? Explain.
It is a Liquid risk because you don"t know much about the company
Investment 3: Interior Electric announces it is creating an all-electric car, but it hasn’t come out yet. Based on the news, its stock price has increased 20% in one month. If you buy the stock now, what type of risk are you taking? Explain.
This is a currency risk because other movement could affect the car.
Investment 4: ALLON Clothing Company’s profits have almost doubled this year. The price of the stock has gone up from $48 to $56 over the same period. If you were to invest in this stock, what degree of risk would this investment present? Explain.
It would risk that the stock could go down but also it could double again.

Part 1: Using the following table, copying it onto your team's wiki site, determine the value of a $1,000 investment after three years when interest compounds annually. Use the supplied interest rates to compute values. (Round to the nearest whole number. Show your work.)
  • Year 1: $1,000 x 3% (.03) = 30 + 1000 = 1,030
  • Year2: 1,030x.03=31+1,030=1,061
    Year 3: 1, 061 x .03= 1,061 = 1,093
  • (Three year total value) Years to double: 72 divided by 3 =24.
Amount Invested
Interest Rate
Three Year Total Value
Years to Double (Rule of 72)

Part 2: Using the following table, determine the value of a $1,000 investment after three years, 5, 10, and 15 years when the interest rate remains the same.

Amount Invested
Interest Rate
Length of Investment
Amount Earned
3 yrs
5 yrs
10 yrs
15 yrs
When I was in school my parents gave me a quarter for every A on my report card. Do any of you get a reward for doing really well on a report card or test? Sometimes, if I performed better than they expected I got a bonus or dividend for doing so well. Some corporations do so well year after year, meeting their profit goals that they pay investors a dividend or bonus for each share of stock.