Economy Education

Basics of Supply

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One of the most fundamental relationships in economics is the one between supply and demand. In order to understand the relationship between supply and demand, it is important to understand each element individually. In this article, we will look at the market from the perspectives of producers, focusing on supply. Supply   Supply is similar […]

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Basics of Demand

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Have you ever noticed that swimsuits are cheaper in the winter than in the summer? Or that it will cost you less to go to the movies on a Tuesday morning than it will on a Saturday evening? These everyday observations can be explained by one of the most fundamental concepts in economics: supply and […]

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Intro to Index Funds

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You may have heard of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the NASDAQ, or the S&P 500. These are called stock market indices, and they measure the U.S. economy’s health and performance through the stock market. As the American economy thrives, so do these indices. As the economy heads into a downturn, so does the stock […]

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Investors Play a Crucial Role in the Economy

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Society loathes the investor, and it’s quite clear why. They seem to profit off pure luck and others’ hard work. Very tellingly, their income legally unearned. Additionally, their irresponsibility and greed caused the Great Depression and the Great Recession. That resulted in a fervent anti-Wall Street movement. But in reality, they actually render a great […]

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The United States Can No Longer Ignore a Growing Debt Crisis

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As the U.S. debt continues to increase, the country cannot continue to ignore unchecked federal spending and increasing student debt. According to Just Facts, government debt alone is equal to 105% of U.S. GDP and “617% of annual federal revenues.” By 2050, U.S. debt will likely reach 250% of gross domestic product. So, as the […]

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Intro to Macroeconomics

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When you think of the word “macroeconomy,” you likely think of a magnified economy. Perhaps you think of the economy of a nation or even the entire world. This is the right idea. The macroeconomy is a certain economic institution or system that operates on a large scale. Macroeconomics is the study of this economy as […]