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  6. What are the main factors that drive share prices in the financial services sector?

  7. How do spinoffs impact investors in the both the parent and subsidiary companies?

  8. Why is the multiplier effect associated with Keynesian economics?

  9. To what extent do banks have exposure to different business lines?

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  12. How does a decline in housing prices affect the banking sector?

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  14. When during the economic cycle does the financial services sector perform most strongly?

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  19. What part of the economic cycle is best for investing in the metals and mining sector?

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  21. What are the most famous monopolies?

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  23. How risky is a covered call?

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  25. What countries represent the largest portion of the global banking sector?

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  27. What does it mean when a drug is in clinical trials and how long does it take to ...

  28. How would a true market economy ensure that the world never runs out of oil

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  30. How do I use STIX Oscillator to create a forex trading strategy?

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  32. What kinds of fees are involved in futures trading?

  33. What qualifies a company as blue chip?

  34. How are call options priced?

  35. What is the formula for calculating the capital asset pricing model (CAPM)?

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  37. What determines labor productivity?

  38. What companies are positioned to grow from the popularity of ETFs?

  39. Is the United States considered a market economy or a mixed economy?

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  41. How does the United States government measure economic growth?

  42. What causes recessions?

  43. Is going long considered to be less risky than going short?

  44. What do economists believe causes economic growth?

  45. What is the difference between diversification and hedging?

  46. What impact does economics have on government policy?

  47. What happens when a country focuses exclusively on its competitive advantage?

  48. How do I calculate a discount rate over time, using Excel?

  49. What responsibilities does a company take on after an acquisition?

  50. How can LIBOR be used as an economic indicator?

  51. Why is LIBOR sometimes referred to as LIBOR ICE?

  52. Who determines the LIBOR rate?

  53. What growth rate does the financial services sector demonstrate on average?

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  55. Can warrants be written on any security?

  56. To what extent are the dominant players in the Internet sector preventing new startups?

  57. How do central banks impact interest rates in the economy?

  58. What percentage of asset management firms are privately held and not publicly traded?

  59. How can a socially responsible investor gain exposure to the metals and mining sector?

  60. What economic indicators are important for investing in the financial services sector?

  61. How do the investment risks differ between options and futures?

  62. How can value investors benefit from investing in the metals and mining sector?

  63. How risky are futures?

  64. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the metals and mining sector?

  65. What is the history of futures?

  66. How much of a diversified portfolio should be exposed to the metals and mining sector?

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  68. What is the Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle?

  69. How do traders use debit spreads to protect against loss?

  70. How is comparative advantage used as a justification for free trade policies?

  71. How is taxation treated for both the parent and subsidiary company during a spinoff?

  72. How can I profit from a fall in the metals and mining sector?

  73. How do interest rates coordinate savings and investment in the economy?

  74. How is an economy formed and why does it grow?

  75. How do interest rates and debt ratios affect the price of a blue-chip stock?

  76. If my home runs power off the grid, what is the specific environmental impact?

  77. What percentage of the global economy is comprised of the oil & gas drilling sector?

  78. How important a metric is PPP (purchasing power parity?)

  79. Why is PPP (purchasing power parity) controversial?

  80. What emerging markets are best suited for investing in the oil & gas drilling sector?

  81. What businesses would benefit from more people going off the energy grid?

  82. How can I make my home run on energy that is 100% off the grid?

  83. What lessons did the tech bubble crash give to investors in the Internet sector?

  84. What are the nations with the lowest PPP (purchasing power parity) with respect to ...

  85. Are acquisitions only for large companies?

  86. What is the difference between GDP and GDP accounting for PPP (purchasing power parity)?

  87. How do I evaluate whether a company is a good acquisition candidate?

  88. How have futures performed historically?

  89. How can I trade in foreign futures?

  90. Are small cap companies less safe investments than large cap companies?

  91. Is real GDP a better index of economic performance than GDP?

  92. When do economists use real GDP instead of GDP?

  93. What is the most typical holding in an SPV?

  94. What percentage of the global economy is comprised of the financial services sector?

  95. Which United States Presidents have run the largest budget deficits?

  96. How many nations must a company trade in to be considered a multinational corporation?

  97. What is the relationship between minority interest discount and fair market value?

  98. What is the functional difference between GDP and GNP?

  99. Is there a natural rate of cyclical unemployment?

  100. What can policymakers do to decrease cyclical unemployment?

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