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  2. The Federal Reserve

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

    Inflation and interest rates are linked, and frequently referenced in macroeconomics. Inflation refers to the rate at which ...
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    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
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