In this course you are learning primarily about the banking system. However, there are many other types of financial institutions in the United States that are important to understand. You will be required to prepare a pre-recorded 5 to 7 minute presentation on your chosen industry. You have the choice of using Zoom or Screen-Cast-O-Matic to record your presentation.

The presentation must include the following information:
Title Page: Financial Institution (an industry, not a specific financial institution) Choose from Commercial Banking, Community (Retail) Banking, Internet Banks, Savings and Loan Associations, Credit Unions, Insurance Companies, Investment Companies (Mutual Funds), Brokerage (Securities) Firms, or Mortgage Brokers.
Page 1: What is the nature of the industry? What products and services do they provide and who is their primary customer (target market)?
Page 2: Major Companies in the Industry: List the top 5 companies in this particular industry in terms of asset size.
Page 3: Financial Information: Sales, Profits and Assets for 2019, 2020, 2021. Make a comment as to whether these figures are increasing or decreasing and the reason for the trend.
Page 4, 5, and 6: Find three current articles (nothing older than 2018) and prepare one slide each explaining the major point of the article. The article should talk about current trends in the industry.
– Be sure to cite your resources for all of your information at the bottom of each PowerPoint slide in small font.
– Proofread for spelling errors
– Practice your speech before recording
Please click on the above folder link “Course Project” for more information on how to research this information, instructions for recording your Presentation, and the grading rubric for this project. The project is worth 25% of your final grade so do a good job