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Financial Crisis

  1. Do negative externalities affect financial markets?

  2. What is the difference between disposable and discretionary income?

  3. What are the major laws (acts) regulating financial institutions that were created ...

  4. What are the similarities and differences between the savings and loan (S&L) crisis ...

  5. What measures could the U.S. Government take to prevent another crisis similar to ...

  6. How was the American Dream impacted by the housing market collapse in 2008?

  7. What major events and policy decisions led to the savings and loan crisis (S&L crisis)?

  8. Why have austerity policies failed to stabilize Greece's economy?

  9. What kinds of real estate transactions use triple net (NNN) leases?

  10. How did the financial crisis affect the oil and gas sector?

  11. What is the difference between a bank's liquidity and its liquid assets?

  12. How are risk weighted assets used to calculate the solvency ratio in regulatory capital ...

  13. What happens when a company defaults on its commercial paper obligations?

  14. Can small investors buy collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs)?

  15. In what ways does Bayesian probability support the probability default model when ...

  16. What are the typical day-to-day responsibilities of a Chief Operating Officer (COO)?

  17. What incentives are there for a given country to enforce sustainable growth rate ...

  18. What is the difference between structural unemployment and cyclical unemployment?

  19. In which industries are mergers and acquisitions most common?

  20. How can central banks use open market operations to manipulate short-term interest ...

  21. Did the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act contribute to the 2008 financial crisis?

  22. How did moral hazard contribute to the financial crisis of 2008?

  23. How did the Glass-Steagall Act affect commercial and investment banking?

  24. What agencies were created by the Glass-Steagall Act?

  25. What is the rate of return I can expect on a savings account?

  26. What is a Z bond in a collateralized mortgage obligation (CMO)?

  27. Were collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) responsible for the financial crisis ...

  28. How do financial market exhibit asymmetric information?

  29. How do government bailouts increase moral hazard?

  30. What options strategies are best suited for investing in the banking sector?

  31. What do mortgage lenders use the securitization food chain?

  32. Can the Efficient Market Hypothesis explain economic bubbles?

  33. What role did junk bonds play in the financial crisis of 2007-08?

  34. How important are fleet sales to an automaker's business?

  35. What role did securitization play in the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis?

  36. What types of companies are in the automotive sector besides auto manufacturers?

  37. Why do MBS (mortgage-backed securities) still exist if they created so much trouble ...

  38. What are some examples of moral hazard in the business world?

  39. What's the difference between cyclical unemployment and seasonal unemployment?

  40. How did moral hazard impact the financial crisis of 2007-08?

  41. What country has the richest middle class?

  42. What average annual return does the financial services sector generate?

  43. How successful is fiscal policy in guiding the national economy?

  44. Which day is known as China's "Black Tuesday" and why?

  45. What is an echo bubble?

  46. What is the Dodd-Frank Act? How does it affect me?

  47. How does TARP affect the economy?

  48. If my mortgage lender goes bankrupt, do I still have to pay my mortgage?

  49. What is the difference between a Ponzi and a pyramid scheme?

  50. What was the South Seas bubble?

  51. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  52. What is a V-shaped recovery and how is it different from other recoveries?

  53. What is a growth recession?

  54. What is moral hazard?

  55. What burst the Mississippi bubble?

  56. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

  57. How does a credit crunch occur?

  58. What is Black Monday?

  59. Why does a crisis in emerging markets cause U.S. Treasury yields to decrease?

  60. What happens when a circuit breaker is put into effect?

  61. How do investors lose money when the stock market crashes?

  62. What is a liquidity squeeze?

  63. Why did dotcom companies crash so drastically?

  64. What causes a recession?

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