Economy Terminology

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    In order to get a better understanding of what you read in markets news, we’ll briefly ...
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    Discover why dramatic increases in life expectancy is creating significant socioeconomic ...
  3. El-Erian on the New World Order: Interview

    Dr. Mohamed El-Erian sat down with Investopedia columnist David Garrity to discuss ...
  4. U.S. Political Questions Weigh On Company Hiring

    The rancorous election season is having an impact on the economy with many CFO's ...
  5. Presidential Hopefuls Get an "F" For Economy ...

    The presidential hopefuls are failing when it comes to discussing the economy this ...
  6. Japan's Nonperforming Loans Cap Future Growth

    Discover why Japan is lying about its banking sector, and how protecting underperforming ...
  1. Why $15 Minimum Wage Might Not Be Good News for ...

    Discover why the minimum wage isn't the panacea it is made out to be, and how artificial ...
  2. Oil Is Cheaper Than Bread In Venezuela...The ...

    Venezuela is floundering, and the story has more to do with just the falling price ...
  3. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

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

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

    Creative Destruction has a way of phasing out old technologies and inviting the new ...
  6. How the UK Makes Money

    The United Kingdom has one of the strongest economies in the world thanks to the ...
  1. Which countries have the highest tariffs?

    Find out which countries have the most restrictive import tariffs on international products as ranked from data collected ...
  2. What do economists believe causes economic growth?

    Learn the different theories for what economists believe causes economic growth, including the big differences between supply-side ...
  3. What is the difference between a capital good and a consumer good?

    Learn to differentiate between capital goods and consumer goods, and see why capital goods require savings and investment ...
  4. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
Hot Definitions
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    Trading strategies based on quantitative analysis which rely on mathematical computations and number crunching to identify ...
  2. Bond Ladder

    A portfolio of fixed-income securities in which each security has a significantly different maturity date. The purpose of ...
  3. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  4. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  5. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  6. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
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