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Macroeconomics

  1. How does a high discount rate affect the economy?

  2. How do economies of scale work with globalization?

  3. What is arbitrage pricing theory?

  4. How can retirees protect their wealth in a bear market?

  5. What are some limitations of the consumer price index (CPI)?

  6. What is the difference between fiscal policy and monetary policy?

  7. Can the consumer price index (CPI) for individual areas be used to compare living ...

  8. Will the consumer price index (CPI) be updated or revised in the future?

  9. How does a bull market affect the economy?

  10. What are some examples of economies of scale?

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

  12. How can quantitative easing be effective in the economy?

  13. What is the difference between macroeconomics and finance?

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

  15. What do Keynes and Freidman have to do with fiscal and monetary policy?

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

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

  18. Why is Keynesian economics sometimes called depression economics?

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

  20. What's the difference between r-squared and correlation?

  21. How do I differentiate between micro and macro economics?

  22. What is general equilibrium theory in macroeconomics?

  23. What is the difference between Keynesian and Neo-Keynesian economics?

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

  25. How do central bank decisions affect volatility?

  26. What does the term 'invisible hand' refer to in the economy?

  27. At what level is the current account deficit considered excessive, in terms of percent?

  28. How is the consumer price index (CPI) used in market escalation contracts?

  29. Why do developed countries run current account deficits?

  30. What is the difference between a nation's current account deficit and its currency ...

  31. Who thinks fiscal deficits are a good idea?

  32. What is the difference between a current account deficit and a trade deficit?

  33. What is the difference between monetary policy and fiscal policy?

  34. Where is cost of living lowest in the world?

  35. What are the main reasons for why there could be a negative gross profit margin and ...

  36. Are oil prices and interest rates correlated?

  37. Who determines interest rates?

  38. What is the Mont Pelerin Society?

  39. What is QE3 (quantitative easing)?

  40. How is Libor determined?

  41. Why do interest rates change?

  42. What are austerity measures?

  43. What is the relationship between inflation and interest rates?

  44. What does deflation mean to investors?

  45. What is a trade deficit and what effect will it have on the stock market?

  46. How do open market operations affect the U.S. money supply?

  47. What is the difference between LIBOR, LIBID and LIMEAN?

  48. What was the Marshall Plan?

  49. What is the difference between LIBID and LIBOR?

  50. The real rate of return is the amount of interest earned over and above the:

  51. The interest rate used to define the “risk-free” rate of return is the

  52. Which is not a process the Federal Reserve uses to control the level of business ...

  53. Out of which international body did the World Trade Organization emerge?

  54. Which is NOT an element of Keynesian expenditure?

  55. What is the Keynesian multiplier?

  56. Why aren't economists rich?

  57. What was the most miserable day for financial markets according to the Misery Index?

  58. What is the gold standard?

  59. What was the Gold Reserve Act?

  60. Is there a correlation between inflation and house prices?

  61. When did the U.S. start using paper money?

  62. What is a "force majeure"?

  63. What currency is affected by the interest rate decisions of the Bank of England (BoE)?

  64. What is the difference between inflation and stagflation?

  65. What is the salad oil scandal?

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

  67. Why are P/E ratios generally higher during times of low inflation?

  68. What economic indicators are especially important to oil traders?

  69. What is the candle maker's petition?

  70. What is the broken window fallacy?

  71. What's the difference between macroeconomics and microeconomics?

  72. How do central banks inject money into the economy?

  73. Do hedge funds and mutual funds invest in commodities in high inflation environments?

  74. What does a cut in interest rates mean for the stock market?

  75. Why do interest rates tend to have an inverse relationship with bond prices?

  76. What is the relationship between oil prices and inflation?

  77. What is inflation and how should it affect my investing?

  78. What is comparative advantage?

  79. Why do low interest rates cause investors to shy away from the bond market?

  80. How does the marginal tax rate system work?

  81. Who is Mr. Copper?

  82. How do central banks acquire currency reserves and how much are they required to ...

  83. How do interest rate changes implemented by the Fed affect the stock market?

  84. How does the government influence the securities market?

  85. What is the relationship between the PPI and the CPI?

  86. What risks do organizations face when engaging in international finance activities?

  87. What causes a recession?

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