The year is 2013, the automobile industry (and the economy) is still recovering from a global recession. You are the best investment consultant in the United States, congratulations! A very important investor wants to invest in General Motors (GM). The investor wants you to analyze GM to see if it is a wise investment. Your ultimate goal is to give the investor an unbiased analysis and a recommendation to invest or not to invest.
Complete the task listed under the role below.
Role #1 Labor Analyst
Labor costs (including benefits, pension, and disability) are a major concern for businesses. Your task is to analyze labor in automobile manufacturing. Luckily the Bureau of Labor Statistics just created a few reports that will help you in your analysis.
- Pick at least three graphics from the links below that address your task.
- Explain the graphic (what type it is, what it measures, the trend(s) and implications. Explain how this would lead the investor to choose GM or not choose GM.
- Include your graph, equation, calculations and results.