Explain briefly who you are and what question you are trying to answer. (This may seem silly to you but, as you read and research your company, it is very easy to loose track of what you are trying to do with the information you gather. I want you to be able to articulate your point of view before you start your research.)
Verizon (VZ) will be the firm you will analyze in your project. Provide background information including a brief summary of a recent news article (include the source for the article) about the firm.
Who is your firm’s closest competitor?
Some Internet sources of information:
http://finance.yahoo.com/ (See Brooks pp. 41 – 44 for a discussion of the data at this web site.)
Please write short 200-300 word