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Week 6 – Discussion Forum 2Required ResourcesTextBlock, S. B., Hirt, G. A., & Danielson, B. R. (2019).Foundations of financial management(17th ed.). Retrieved from https://www.vitalsource.com/Chapter 12: The Capital Budgeting DecisionChapter 13: Risk and Capital BudgetingWeb PagesCaterpillar. (n.d.).Investor information(Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://www.caterpillar.com/en/investors.htmlThis web page provides financial information about Caterpillar Inc. and will assist you in your Final Project assignment this week.Accessibility Statement does not exist.Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)John Deere. (n.d.).Investor relations(Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://investor.deere.comThis website provides financial information about Deere & Company and will assist you in your Final Project assignment this week.Accessibility Statement(Links to an external site.)Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)Recommended ResourcesArticleMasson, D. J. (2018, March 3).6 steps to financial statement analysis(Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://www.afponline.org/trends-topics/topics/articles/Details/6-steps-to-an-effective-financial-statement-analysisThis article provides information on conducting financial statement analyses and may assist you in your Final Project assignment this week.Accessibility Statement does not exist.Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)MultimediaBlazer, E. [Eric Blazer]. (2013, August 2).Capital budgeting basics(Links to an external site.)[Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/lGrSdM9OODkThis video provides details about capital budgeting and may assist you in your Ranking Capital Investment Proposals discussion forum this week. This video has closed captioning and a transcript.Accessibility Statement(Links to an external site.)Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)Nugent, M. [Michael Nugent]. (2016, April 8).Capital budgeting cash flow chapter 11(Links to an external site.)[Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/D8IJKl8sGsMThis video provides details about capital budgeting and may assist you in your Ranking Capital Investment Proposals discussion forum this week. This video has closed captioning and a transcript.Accessibility Statement(Links to an external site.)Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)Powell, G. [Gary Powell]. (2016, January 2).11A basics of capital budgeting(Links to an external site.)[Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/vBbYtlIoT2EThis video provides details about capital budgeting and may assist you in your Risk and Acquisitions discussion forum this week. This video has closed captioning and a transcript.Accessibility Statement(Links to an external site.)Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)Web PagesCorporate Finance Institute. (n.d.).Analysis of financial statements: Guide to analyizing financial statements for financial analysts(Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/resources/knowledge/finance/analysis-of-financial-statements/This web page provides information about financial statement analysis and may assist you in your Final Project assignment this week.Accessibility Statement does not exist.Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)Nasdaq. (n.d.).DE company financials(Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://www.nasdaq.com/symbol/de/financials?query=ratiosThis web page provides financial information about Deere & Company (DE) and may assist you in your Final Project assignment this week.Accessibility Statement does not exist.Privacy Policy(Links to an external site.)TheStreet. (n.d.).TheStreet ratings(Links to an external site.). Retrieved from https://www.thestreet.com/r/ratings/reports/analysis/CAT.htmlThis web page provides financial information about Deere & Company and may assist you in your Final Project assignment this week.Accessibility Statement does not exist.Privacy PolicyINSTRUCTIONPrior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapter 13: Risk and Capital Budgeting in your textbook.Acquisitions are often risky investments for a company. On December 1, 2017, Deere & Company decided to acquire the stock and certain assets of almost all of Wirtgen Group Holding’s operations. For this discussion, address the following:Describe the concept of risk as it pertains to investment decisions.Explain how companies measure the level of risk related to a given investment decision.Discuss risk factors companies should consider with acquisitions.Explain which of these risk factors you see at play in the Deere & Company acquisition.