Economy Terminology

  1. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  2. Will the Selloff in China Hurt the Global Economy?

    Though China is the world’s second largest economy, its volatility in the stock market ...
  3. How & Why Companies Become Monopolies

    Without competition, monopolies can raise prices and lower quality leaving consumers ...
  4. Insights On Creative Destruction and Technology

    Creative Destruction has a way of phasing out old technologies and inviting the new ...
  5. How Creative Destruction Happens in Real Life

    In his seminal work, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy (1942), Joseph Schumpeter ...
  6. Good Economic News The Cynics May Be Missing

    Headline data about the U.S. economy hasn’t been great, but the economy is actually ...
  1. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  2. How & Why Companies Become Monopolies

    Without competition, monopolies can raise prices and lower quality leaving consumers ...
  3. Insights On Creative Destruction and Technology

    Creative Destruction has a way of phasing out old technologies and inviting the new ...
  4. Venezuela: Portrait of a Country in Turmoil

    Venezuela is floundering, and the story has more to do with just the falling price ...
  5. How the UK Makes Money

    The United Kingdom has one of the strongest economies in the world thanks to the ...
  6. The Economic Fundamentals Of The Sharing Economy

    The sharing economy is reshaping how businesses and consumers interact with each ...
  1. Which is more important to a nation's economy, the balance of trade or the balance ...

    Learn how to differentiate between the balance of trade and balance of payments for international trade and why the balance ...
  2. What is the marginal utility of income?

    Take a deeper look at marginal utility of income, why individuals tend to be more satisfied with more income and how measuring ...
  3. What are some of the drawbacks of industrialization?

    Learn about the major drawbacks of industrialization, such as environmental damage, income inequality, overcrowding of cities, ...
  4. What constitutes a secondary market?

    Find out what constitutes a secondary market, and learn why that term can be applied far more broadly than you might initially ...
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