Economy Terminology

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

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

    Discover why Japan is lying about its banking sector, and how protecting underperforming ...
  4. 3 Reasons Not to Give Up on China (yet)

    Negative sentiment has focused on China’s debt level, slowing growth and sluggish ...
  5. Deflation and Debt: Is the United States the ...

    Discover how mainstream macroeconomics has failed Japan and why the United States ...
  6. 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 ...
  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. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Is North Korea a developed country?

    Understand what makes a developed country, and learn why North Korea is about as far from reaching that status as a country ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
  2. Brexit

    The Brexit, an abbreviation of "British exit" that mirrors the term Grexit, refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal ...
  3. Underweight

    1. A situation where a portfolio does not hold a sufficient amount of a particular security when compared to the security's ...
  4. Russell 3000 Index

    A market capitalization weighted equity index maintained by the Russell Investment Group that seeks to be a benchmark of ...
  5. Enterprise Value (EV)

    A measure of a company's value, often used as an alternative to straightforward market capitalization. Enterprise value is ...
  6. Security

    A financial instrument that represents an ownership position in a publicly-traded corporation (stock), a creditor relationship ...
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