Economy Terminology

  1. The Efficient Market Hypothesis: Settling the ...

    An understanding of neuroscience and the decision-making process provides a resolution ...
  2. New York's Economy: The 6 Industries Driving ...

    Learn about the six most influential industries in New York, the most economically ...
  3. 4 Global Economic Issues of an Aging Population

    Discover why dramatic increases in life expectancy is creating significant socioeconomic ...
  4. Understanding Benchmark Oils: Brent Blend, WTI ...

    Most crude oil prices worldwide are pegged to the influential Brent, WTI or Dubai/Oman ...
  5. Star Wars Economics: How The Blockade Of Naboo ...

    The Galactic Empire in Star Wars wasn't always so powerful. Intergalactic businesses ...
  6. Three Things to Know About the Remittance Economy

    Up until the turn of this century, remittances were ignored by most economists in ...
  1. Oil Is Cheaper Than Bread In Venezuela...The ...

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

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  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 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. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Is Mexico a developed country?

    Understand what makes a country a developed country, and learn why Mexico is getting closer to developed status but is not ...
  4. Is China a developed country?

    Understand why China, despite having the world's second-largest economy and third-largest military, is not yet classified ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Inverted Yield Curve

    An interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term debt instruments of the ...
  2. Socially Responsible Investment - SRI

    An investment that is considered socially responsible because of the nature of the business the company conducts. Common ...
  3. Presidential Election Cycle (Theory)

    A theory developed by Yale Hirsch that states that U.S. stock markets are weakest in the year following the election of a ...
  4. Super Bowl Indicator

    An indicator based on the belief that a Super Bowl win for a team from the old AFL (AFC division) foretells a decline in ...
  5. Flight To Quality

    The action of investors moving their capital away from riskier investments to the safest possible investment vehicles. This ...
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