Week 2 – Discussion 2
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Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Refer to the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric under the Settings icon above for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Revenue & Expense
Review the section called “Investor Insight” in Chapter 3 of your text which shows the major revenue and expense accounts of the Chicago Cubs baseball team. Considering the huge increase in professional baseball players’ salaries in the last decade, what do you think has happened to total expenses and net income of professional baseball teams? If net income has not decreased, what has been done to offset the higher salaries? Should fans be expected to pay higher prices for ‘America’s national pastime’ to help offset the costs of higher salaries? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.