Basic Economic Concepts - Introduction


A good grasp of how the economy works and what factors influence market cycles is essential for the investment adviser, as its effect on stock and bond prices will most likely affect the value of securities within your client's portfolio.


Within this section we will discuss the various factors that affect the health of the economy, such as government fiscal and monetary policy, interest rates and inflation.
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