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  1. What impact did the Sarbanes-Oxley Act have on corporate governance in the United ...

  2. What kinds of financial instruments are designated as “Securities” by Cabinet Order?

  3. How is money supply used in monetary policy?

  4. How can a nation adopt an export policy based on the economies of scope?

  5. What's the difference between short-term investments and marketable securities?

  6. What are some examples of different corporate governance systems across the world?

  7. How can I find out the Medicare sustainable growth rate?

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

  9. What effect has the sustainable growth rate had on Medicare disbursements?

  10. What are the main differences between a mixed economic system and pure capitalism?

  11. What are some disadvantages of a mixed economic system?

  12. Where did the phrase "pork barrel" come from?

  13. What is the history of the sustainable growth rate?

  14. How are earmarks and pork barrel spending related?

  15. In what types of economies are regressive taxes common?

  16. What causes politicians or governments to begin "pork barrel" spending?

  17. What are some examples of "pork barrel politics" in the United States?

  18. How is the principle agent problem manifested in the government?

  19. Why do supply shocks occur and who do they negatively affect the most?

  20. What kinds of productivity data does the Bureau of Labor Statistics keep?

  21. What role does the government play in capitalism?

  22. How are members of the Cost Accounting Standards Board chosen?

  23. How does capitalism work in a mixed economy?

  24. What is the point of agricultural subsidies?

  25. Why have most modern nations evolved into free market economies?

  26. Why is free enterprise often associated with being politically conservative?

  27. In what context is a corporation considered to be an individual entity?

  28. What is the difference between free enterprise and capitalism?

  29. How are investment banks regulated in the United States?

  30. What is GDP and why is it so important to investors?

  31. How are subsidies justifiable in a free market system?

  32. How does government policy impact microeconomics?

  33. Can a country be both a market economy and a socialist economy?

  34. What are the main differences between a market economy and a socialist economy?

  35. Does China have the equivalent of other special administrative regions (SAR) outside ...

  36. How did corporations act under mercantilism?

  37. Is the United States considered a market economy or a mixed economy?

  38. How does the United States government measure economic growth?

  39. Which United States Presidents have run the largest budget deficits?

  40. How does a nation's national debt affect the budget process?

  41. How does quantitative easing in the U.S. affect the stock market?

  42. What are some examples of successful implementation of monetary policy?

  43. What is the effect of a fiscal deficit on the economy?

  44. What is the difference between fiscal deficit and federal debt, and which is worse?

  45. Is there any limit on fiscal deficits at the federal level?

  46. How is the invisible hand affected in a communist or socialist economy?

  47. What is the affect of the invisible hand on the government?

  48. How does the invisible hand affect a capitalist economy?

  49. What impact does quantitative easing have on consumers in the U.S.?

  50. What regulations are in place that affect fracking?

  51. What is the role of deficit spending in fiscal policy?

  52. Who sets fiscal policy, the president or congress?

  53. How do debt issues affect governments' abilities to run fiscal deficits?

  54. Can state and local governments in the US run fiscal deficits?

  55. Why is President Obama hesitant to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project?

  56. Where was the Dow Jones when Obama took office?

  57. What is the difference between communism and socialism?

  58. Where does stimulus economics come from?

  59. How does FINRA differ from the SEC?

  60. How does gun control policy affect the stock price of firearm companies?

  61. Does the federal government fund any NGOs? Which ones?

  62. How does TARP affect the economy?

  63. What are the main differences between the Republican and Democratic approaches to ...

  64. What are Government Pension Offsets, and who is subject to them?

  65. What are austerity measures?

  66. How do I know if I qualify to open a HSA (Health Savings Account)?

  67. What was the Marshall Plan?

  68. Do stimulus checks work?

  69. What is the Keynesian multiplier?

  70. What are all of the securities markets in the U.S.A?

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

  72. When and why did the euro make its debut as a currency?

  73. Why did the U.S. government take control of the steel industry in 1952?

  74. Which of the following are tools that are employed by the Federal Reserve in its ...

  75. What does "fool in the shower" mean?

  76. Where can I buy government bonds?

  77. What is the candle maker's petition?

  78. Why is the U.S. stock market doing well despite the recent U.S. economic downturn?

  79. What are the economic implications of government subsidies on fuel costs?

  80. What happens to the fines collected by the Securities and Exchange Commission?

  81. Are long-term U.S. government bonds risk-free?

  82. What is the difference between "hard money" and "soft money"?

  83. How do government-issued stimulus checks affect the economy?

  84. How does the government influence the securities market?

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