1. Your company wants to trade in foreign currency to build
its portfolio.
It is a European company, and currently holds most of its value
in the Euro. 

Visit OANDA’s Currency Converter and compare the exchange rates of
various currencies, including the dollar, euro, yen, and renminbi. What is the
rate for these currencies today with respect to the Euro? 

What was the
euro–dollar exchange rate one year ago? What factors might have caused the
fluctuation in this rate during the year?Develop a 4–6 slide presentation that outlines your findings and makes recommendations to your company about the best currency in which to invest.

2. Scott McNealy, founder of Sun Microsystems, sums up online privacy as “You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.”

Keep in mind that technology is everywhere all the time (ubiquitous) because of the onset of smartphones and other mobile devices. Do you agree with Scott McNealy’s statement? Cite and explain examples that argue for or against this statement. How does McNealy’s statement apply to the workplace? What can your employer monitor?