What Do Financial Market Indicators Tell Us? (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

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To those unfamiliar with financial and economic lingo, the terms bandied about in the news can sometimes make no sense. The January 2012 issue offers some help with explanations of common terms. The essay is accompanied by a table of terms, definitions, and the significance of each to the broader economy.

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Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics
Resource Types:   Data, Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Interest, Inflation/Deflation
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