Global Economics: The Expansive Effects of a Strong U.S. Dollar
The Federal Reserve was established in 1913 to function as of the central bank of the United States and the key arbiter of its monetary… Read more
Fed Policy: Why Do Rates Hikes Hurt Stock Markets?
Fed Policy: Why Do Rates Hikes Hurt Stock Markets? On December 18th, the Federal Reserve announced a rate hike of 25 basis points. For the… Read more
Foundations of Economics: The Law of Scarcity
Foundations of Economics: The Law of Scarcity Most of the basic laws of economics focus on ways to efficiently build wealth and prosperity over time.… Read more
Bitcoin: Have Cryptocurrencies Become Legitimate Market Assets?
Bitcoin: Have Cryptocurrencies Become Legitimate Market Assets? In the last few years, one of the biggest stories to hit the financial markets is the rise… Read more
Financial Markets: What Is The Price To Earnings Ratio?
Financial Markets: What Is The Price To Earnings Ratio? For those without experience, the stock market can seem like a complicated entity. But the reality… Read more
Consumer Economics: What is the Market Absorption Rate?
Consumer Economics: What is the Market Absorption Rate? In school, some students avoid economics because they might feel as though the lessons have little-or-no application… Read more
Global Economics: What is a Trade War?
In all of the recent news dealing with US President Donald Trump and the world economy, the term “trade war” is being used a lot… Read more
Commodities Economics: What Is Peak Oil?
With all of the recent discussions surrounding the possibility of electric cars, many economics investors have already started to move beyond crude in search of… Read more
Financial Markets: How Savings Accounts Gain Interest
For most people, the first bank account they will have will likely be a savings account. This traditional account pays you interest in exchange for… Read more
What is Opportunity Cost?
Opportunity cost sounds like a dry topic, but it is a concept that can be applied to many aspects of daily life. I recently found… Read more