Economy Terminology

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    The economic impact of more than 1,000 known terror attacks worldwide since 2015 ...
  2. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Consumers

    Negative interest rates encourage banks to lend but not consumers to spend.
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    Take a closer look at some of policy proposals from Republican presidential candidate ...
  4. Why the Bond-Yield Curve Isn't Signaling Recession

    Unlike in 2007, low bond yields may not signal the U.S. is entering an economic recession.
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    Discover why dramatic increases in life expectancy is creating significant socioeconomic ...
  1. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Consumers

    Negative interest rates encourage banks to lend but not consumers to spend.
  2. 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 ...
  3. Oil Is Cheaper Than Bread In Venezuela...The ...

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

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

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

    Creative Destruction has a way of phasing out old technologies and inviting the new ...
  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
  1. Federal Direct Loan Program

    A program that provides low-interest loans to postsecondary students and their parents. The William D. Ford Federal Direct ...
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    The net amount of cash and cash-equivalents moving into and out of a business. Positive cash flow indicates that a company's ...
  3. PLUS Loan

    A low-cost student loan offered to parents of students currently enrolled in post-secondary education. With a PLUS Loan, ...
  4. Graduate Record Examination - GRE

    A standardized exam used to measure one's aptitude for abstract thinking in the areas of analytical writing, mathematics ...
  5. Graduate Management Admission Test - GMAT

    A standardized test intended to measure a test taker's aptitude in mathematics and the English language. The GMAT is most ...
  6. Magna Cum Laude

    An academic level of distinction used by educational institutions to signify an academic degree which was received "with ...
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