Michael Smith – Financial Crisis
Research Assignment 3
Financial Crisis Analysis
The objective of this assignment is to research the Financial Crisis of 2008 and to examine the underlying causes and factors that contributed to its occurrence. Using Chapter 5 in the text and the documentary0 Financial Crisis – Overdose – The Next Financial Crisis found at www.financedocumentaries.com/2011/05/overdose-next-financial-crisis.html. This assignment should be 1000-1500 words in length, in APA format, and address the following:
1. The financial conditions leading up to the crisis including but not limited to interest rates, employment data and housing issues and policies.
2. The role of banks, home buyers, ratings agencies, and the government.
3. U.S. Government’s actions to solve the crisis.
4. Your analysis and opinion regarding the likelihood of another financial crisis occurring.
Must have 3-4 citations as a min