Economics FAQs

  1. What's the lowest year-over-year inflation rate in the history of the U.S.?

  2. Where can I find the balance sheet of a country?

  3. What's the highest year-over-year inflation rate in the history of the U.S.?

  4. What causes negative inflation or deflation?

  5. How does a bond's coupon interest rate affect its price?

  6. What is the difference between inflation and deflation?

  7. Does inflation favor lenders or borrowers?

  8. How can inflation be good for the economy?

  9. What methods can the government use to control inflation?

  10. What causes inflation, and does anyone gain from it?

  11. What's the difference between hyperinflation and inflation?

  12. What are the different types of letters of credit?

  13. What are some examples of times when I would need a letter of credit?

  14. What are the differences between APR in Europe and the U.S.?

  15. Why is APR used to compare long-term loans?

  16. How is interest charged on most lines of credit?

  17. What is the average salary for an accountant?

  18. How is the stock market affected by Thanksgiving and Black Friday?

  19. How does Halloween affect the economy?

  20. What are the main reasons for why there could be a negative gross profit margin and ...

  21. What does the current cost of living compare to 20 years ago?

  22. Who runs the Bureau of Labor Statistics?

  23. Where is the Bureau of Labor Statistics located?

  24. Is the Bureau of Labor Statistics accurate?

  25. Where is cost of living lowest in the world?

  26. What is the difference between cost and price?

  27. What economic indicators do oil and gas investors need to watch?

  28. What are the key factors that cause the market to go up and down?

  29. What economic indicators do agriculture investors need to watch?

  30. What's the difference between monetary policy and fiscal policy?

  31. What's the difference between a market economy and a command economy?

  32. How does the Bureau of Labor Statistics define contingent workers?

  33. What is the difference between the cost of living and the cost of inflation?

  34. How does the Bureau of Labor Statistics determine the Consumer Price Index (CPI)?

  35. How is the cost of living index calculated?

  36. Is the cost of living adjustment (COLA) mandatory?

  37. How does the Bureau of Labor Statistics determine the unemployment rate?

  38. What does the Bureau of Labor Statistics do?

  39. When was the Bureau of Indian Affairs created?

  40. What data does the Bureau of Labor Statistics collect?

  41. What is the cost of living difference between Boston and New York City?

  42. What is the difference between communism and socialism?

  43. How does a cost of living adjustment (COLA) affect my salary?

  44. Why do companies decide to unbundle their lines of business?

  45. Are oil prices and interest rates correlated?

  46. Who determines interest rates?

  47. What is the Mont Pelerin Society?

  48. Does perfect competition exist in the real world?

  49. What is the difference between stated annual return and effective annual return?

  50. How do I calculate the adjusted closing price for a stock?

  51. What are the odds of getting a perfect bracket in Warren Buffett's $1 billion March ...

  52. What's the difference between housing starts and building permits?

  53. What's the difference between Bollinger Bands® and Keltner Channels?

  54. What is QE3 (quantitative easing)?

  55. How is Libor determined?

  56. What is the difference between weighted average shares outstanding and basic weighted ...

  57. What are austerity measures?

  58. Why do interest rates change?

  59. What is the relationship between inflation and interest rates?

  60. What does deflation mean to investors?

  61. What is a trade deficit and what effect will it have on the stock market?

  62. What impact does a higher non-farm payroll have on the forex market?

  63. What is an antitrust law?

  64. How do open market operations affect the U.S. money supply?

  65. What is the difference between LIBOR, LIBID and LIMEAN?

  66. Why is Game Theory useful in business?

  67. What is the difference between LIBID and LIBOR?

  68. What was the Marshall Plan?

  69. The real rate of return is the amount of interest earned over and above the:

  70. Which of the following is not needed to calculate the net present value of an investment?

  71. The interest rate used to define the “risk-free” rate of return is the

  72. What's the difference between consumer confidence and consumer sentiment?

  73. Why is the 1982 AT&T breakup considered one of the most successful spinoffs in history?

  74. Which is not a process the Federal Reserve uses to control the level of business ...

  75. Out of which international body did the World Trade Organization emerge?

  76. How do I use the Nova/Ursa ratio?

  77. Which is NOT an element of Keynesian expenditure?

  78. What is the Keynesian multiplier?

  79. Which is NOT an element of M2 money supply?

  80. What is a growth recession?

  81. Why aren't economists rich?

  82. What was the most miserable day for financial markets according to the Misery Index?

  83. What is the gold standard?

  84. What was the Gold Reserve Act?

  85. What is the difference between an acquisition and a takeover?

  86. Is there a correlation between inflation and house prices?

  87. When and why did the euro make its debut as a currency?

  88. When did the U.S. start using paper money?

  89. How did Dow Chemical defeat an international monopoly in the 1900s?

  90. What is Fisher's separation theorem?

  91. What is a "force majeure"?

  92. What currency is affected by the interest rate decisions of the Bank of England (BoE)? ...

  93. What is the difference between inflation and stagflation?

  94. What is the salad oil scandal?

  95. What is a baby bell?

  96. Which of the following are tools that are employed by the Federal Reserve in its ...

  97. Do hedge funds and mutual funds invest in commodities in high inflation environments?

  98. What is the difference between arithmetic and geometric averages?

  99. How does the marginal tax rate system work?

  100. How do central banks inject money into the economy?

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