• From the scenario, discuss two (2) areas of the United States economy that Ronald Reagan deregulated in the eighties. Explain at least two (2) methods the Reagan Administration used to deregulate these particular agencies or programs. Explain the fundamental reasons why you believe that these agencies or programs came under Reagan’s scrutiny in the first place. Provide a rationale for your response.


  • Determine the single greatest challenge to a small business’ working capital. Identify at least two (2) methods this small business could use to address the identified challenge.  Provide a rationale for each method that you identified.
  • Explain the major economic and / or other salient business environmental factors that are likely to impact the availability of short-term financing for a given business. Provide support for your rationale.