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  1. What are some examples of inelastic goods and services that are not affected by the ...

  2. How does volume relate to economies of scale?

  3. How can you calculate Value at Risk (VaR) in Excel?

  4. Why is there a negative correlation between quantity demanded and price?

  5. What is the relationship between marginal revenue and total revenue?

  6. What is the difference between comparative advantage and absolute advantage?

  7. Why are microeconomic models different in the short run than the long run

  8. What strategies do companies use to regain market share they have lost?

  9. How does accrued interest work on student loans?

  10. In what context is a corporation considered to be an individual entity?

  11. Is industrialization good for the economy?

  12. How does the law of supply and demand affect prices?

  13. Which countries run the largest budget deficits?

  14. What are the arguments against using ceteris paribus assumptions in economics?

  15. What transactions are included in a country's balance of payments?

  16. What kinds of securities are influenced most by systematic risk?

  17. What's the difference between diminishing marginal returns and returns to scale?

  18. Is it better for a company to have fixed or variable costs?

  19. Is the airline sector commonly included in the portfolio of a growth investor?

  20. What is the difference between hypothetical isolation and substantive isolation of ...

  21. What is the difference between initial margin and maintenance margin?

  22. What are some advantages of a market economy over other types of economies?

  23. How can a government balance the stimulating effects of increased spending with the ...

  24. What is the formula for calculating gross national product (GDP)?

  25. What's does the current account have to do with the trade balance?

  26. How does fixed overhead differ from varied overhead?

  27. What is the difference between free enterprise and capitalism?

  28. Is it possible for a country to have a comparative advantage in everything?

  29. What are the risks of using CI (competitive intelligence) for espionage?

  30. Are capital gains taxed differently in different countries?

  31. What is the difference between a command economy and a mixed economy?

  32. How much does China's growth affect the price of industrial metals?

  33. How can an investor use the Z-Score to compare investment options?

  34. Why are futures contracts important?

  35. How does the stock market affect gross domestic product (GDP)?

  36. How does it affect a company's credit rating to buy back shares?

  37. How does a government decide what industries to subsidize?

  38. What are the long-term economic effects of a negative current account?

  39. Why does the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) care about accounting practices?

  40. How did mercantilism contribute to the American Revolution?

  41. What is the current yield curve and why is it important?

  42. What is the difference between economic profit and accounting profit?

  43. What is the difference between ceteris paribus and mutatis mutandis?

  44. Why is the time value of money (TVM) an important concept to investors?

  45. How were nominal interest rates in the economy set before the Federal Reserve?

  46. Should commercial and investment banks be legally separated?

  47. What can cause price deflation?

  48. What is the difference between asset-price inflation and economic growth?

  49. How is break-even analysis affected by economies of scale?

  50. Can the government tax your capital gains from other countries?

  51. How does the Federal Government track the business cycle?

  52. Why would I need total debt to total assets represented as a ratio, as opposed to ...

  53. Is a deficit in the balance of payments a bad thing?

  54. What are the implications of a low Federal Funds Rate?

  55. How does monetary policy impact the cost of debt?

  56. How are semi-variable costs similar to fixed costs?

  57. What is the impact of inflation on liquid assets?

  58. How are net exports influenced by the crowding out effect?

  59. What is the difference between capital gains and investment income?

  60. What safeguards exist to prevent the abuse of power in a market economy?

  61. What impact does industrialization have on wages?

  62. How are investment banks regulated in the United States?

  63. To what extent can a government intervene in a market economy?

  64. Are there any exceptions to the law of demand in economics?

  65. Why are price and quantity inversely related according to the law of demand?

  66. Does the law of demand in economics describe real human behavior?

  67. Is Pareto Efficiency the same thing as perfect competition?

  68. Do all economists believe in perfect competition?

  69. What does a strong null hypothesis mean?

  70. What inputs are considered to be factors of production?

  71. What is the difference between fixed cost and total fixed cost?

  72. Why does the Federal Reserve Board regulate which stocks can be bought on margin?

  73. What's the difference between the current account and the balance of payments?

  74. How can marginal utility explain the 'diamond/water paradox'?

  75. Should investors care more about microeconomics or macroeconomics?

  76. What are the four types of economic utility?

  77. How does total capital investment influence economic growth?

  78. What are some examples of stratified random sampling?

  79. Why do some economists consider entrepreneurship to be a factor of production?

  80. How did John Maynard Keynes influence business cycle theory?

  81. Why is the crowding out effect less likely to occur during a deep recession?

  82. What phase of the economic cycle tends to be strongest for companies in the Internet ...

  83. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

  84. What is GDP and why is it so important to investors?

  85. Are monopolies always bad?

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

  87. How can I protect my investment portfolio from recessions?

  88. How does fiscal policy impact the budget deficit?

  89. What are some examples of failed subsidies?

  90. What is the concept of utility in microeconomics?

  91. Why do some analysts argue that trade deficits aren't bad for the economy?

  92. How Do I fill out a Master Bill of Lading?

  93. What country holds the largest negative current account in the world?

  94. What is an endorsement in blank on a bill of lading?

  95. How are forward contracts regulated in the United States?

  96. What are "booms" and "busts" in the business cycle?

  97. How are subsidies justifiable in a free market system?

  98. What causes businesses to fail during a downturn in the business cycle?

  99. What is the difference between a capital good and a consumer good?

  100. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a command economy?

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