Prior to beginning work on this assignment,
- Review the current financial statements of Walmart.
In prior weeks, you learned about finance and financial analysis. This week you will put it all together. Using the Walmart Case Study and your selected country New Zealand, you will complete a comprehensive recommendation to Walmart executives either recommending or forgoing expansion into your selected country.
In your paper,
- Summarize the culture and financial climate of and why it would be favorable or unfavorable for Walmart to expand in that region.
- Describe foreign exchange rates and how those rates could impact Walmart’s future financial performance. Be sure to address:
- interest rates,
- balance of payments,
- government policies, and
- other factors such as taxes and tariffs.
- Describe how Walmart needs to manage foreign exchange risk.
- Analyze any potential political risk and its impact to the financials.
- Propose how Walmart should fund this new expansion.
Walmart International Expansion Recommendation
- Must be 10 to 12 double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA Style
- Must include a separate title page with the following:
- Title of paper
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted
- Must utilize academic voice.
- Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
- Must use at least three scholarly, peer-reviewed, or credible sources in addition to the course text
- Must document any information used from sources in APA Style
- Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style