Understanding the Economy

Introduction to the Pack - 4 courses

How does this complex financial world really work? Economics class was never that fun, but these courses will walk you through the structures of our global economy with a bit more wit than your professors did.

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It’s time to learn the basics of how our economy works.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. The Basics
  3. 3. Why Prices Move Up and Down
  4. 4. Why Some Prices Move More than Others
  5. 5. Macroeconomic Effects
  6. 6. Conclusion
  7. 7. Quiz
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This course breaks down the concept behind one dreaded word: inflation.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. What is Inflation?
  3. 3. How does Inflation Affect me?
  4. 4. Combating Inflation
  5. 5. Conclusion
  6. 6. Quiz
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In this course, we’ll take you through some of the most common economic indicators (and a few bizarre ones), and how they can be used to measure the performance of the economy.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Investment Indicators
  3. 3. Real Estate Indicators
  4. 4. Consumption Indicators
  5. 5. Fear, Inflation and Uncertainty
  6. 6. Country-To-Country Indicators
  7. 7. Using Indicators
  8. 8. Quiz
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In this course, we’ll explain what interest rates are, why they move, and what the resulting impact is.

Here's what you'll learn in 10 minutes.
  1. 1. Interested Yet?
  2. 2. How Do Interest Rates Work?
  3. 3. Impact of Interest Rates on Stocks
  4. 4. Impact of Interest Rates on Mortgages
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