My Relationship With Finance

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In the financial sector, decisions must be made in split seconds that can result in either vast profits or significant losses. The collapse of Lehman Brothers, demonstrated to me the vulnerability of all businesses as the size and level of profit does not matter as poor decisions can still create loss. Making financial decisions is intriguing to me as I ultimately would like to apply my mathematical ability into a career in finance. The concept of investment is interesting to me as it involves calculated risks which depend on an array of mathematical equations to ensure that companies make well informed decisions on how they invest their money. When studying mathematics and finance at university I am keen to understand how to make viable financial decisions and calculate these risks in the context of different business models. I enjoy the challenge of studying Mathematics as I am able to apply mathematical skills to solving real life problems. An example of this is using trigonometric identities to model scenarios that allow informed predictions to be made. Studying business has all...
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