Inancial Management of International Business coursework

there are five topics. choosing one of them.

1. Discuss and evaluate the elationship between the trade balance and the exchange rate with particular reference to a country of your choice.

2. The single currency in europe was launched on 1st January 1999. has it been a success?

3. Evaluat the risks and rewards of investing in overseas and/of emerging stock markets.

4. Warren Buffett, Chairman of Berkshire hathaway Inc. stated the following in his letter to shareholderas in 2002:
Charlie (CEO of Berkshire Hathaway) and i are of one mind in how we feel about derivatives and the trading activities that go with them: we view them as time bombs, both for the parties that deal in them and the economic system”

To what extent do yu agree with tgese comments, especially in the light of the recent credit crunch?

5. Should translation exposure be hedged?