November 2010

Monetary Policy

November 30, 2010

Central bankers throw the phrase ‘monetary policy‘ out all the time, but they never take the time to explain what it means. The term may be somewhat intimidating, but I assure you that it isn’t at all difficult to understand. If you are unclear as to what the term ‘monetary policy’ means, then allow me […]

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An Uneducated Populace Is A Potentially Dangerous Populace

November 28, 2010

As I sit here and ponder various social issues that plague numerous countries around the world, I can’t help but think of the fundamental causes for a high percentage of these social issues. Social issues such as hatred and violence between opposing populations, whether it be opposing populations expressing hatred and violence against one another, […]

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United States Dollar

November 25, 2010

The United States dollar is the official name of the currency used by the United States. The most recognized and most popular currency in the world, the United States dollar, also known as the US dollar, USD, greenback, buck, dollar bill, amongst other names, is one of the most widespread, most liquid and the most […]

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Federal Open Market Committee

November 24, 2010

Have you ever wondered what the Federal Open Market Committee is? I know I’ve mentioned it before and you’ve may have heard the term elsewhere, but are you knowledgeable about what it is and what its responsibilities are? If you aren’t, this is where you want to be because I will explain what the Federal […]

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Federal Reserve

November 20, 2010

The Federal Reserve. Its kind of scary to think of it because of the power they have. Not only do they influence have absolute control over the United States, they also have major influence over the entire world. But you may say, how do they have absolute control over the United States and major influence […]

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Currency

November 20, 2010

This is by far the most popular kind of money the world has ever seen. Well, maybe its behind gold and silver, but currency is definitely up there. I do know, however, that it is the most popular man-made form of money to ever exist. Physical currency or banknotes, as apart from electronic currency, is […]

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Money

November 20, 2010

Have you ever given any thought as to what money is? Depending on where you live, you’re idea of money could be very different from someone else’s idea of money. Regardless of that fact, one thing that is clear is that everyone wants it and those who have it want more of it. Those who […]

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Goods and Services

November 18, 2010

This is where a country’s wealth lies. It lies in the amount of goods and services it produces. The more goods and services a country produces, the more wealth, influence and power it has; especially if there is significant demand for those goods and services domestically and globally. What does your country produce and how […]

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Deflation

November 16, 2010

Ohhh, this is a good topic. Good ol’ deflation. Or should I say, bad deflation. Many of us out in the world don’t know just what deflation is. Are you one of them? It’s OK if you are because you’ve made it to this page. On this page you will learn what deflation is and […]

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Disinflation

November 15, 2010

You know what I’ve noticed? There is much confusion over the terms disinflation, inflation and deflation. This will not do…no, no, no. This will not do at all, but don’t worry because I will absolutely clear that confusion up. On this page, you will learn what disinflation is. After reading the contents of this page, […]

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Central Bank

November 15, 2010

I mention central banks all the time and I’ve noticed that I haven’t taken the time to explain to you want they are. What the heck is a central bank? Oh boy, where do I begin?

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Inflation

November 15, 2010

Inflation is one of those hot economic terms that seems to inspire great concern and fear for those who know the devastation it has caused to numerous countries. But is that great concern and fear justified; is inflation bad? What is inflation? If you are unfamiliar with what inflation is, then be prepared to be […]

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Economy

November 10, 2010

You can find this term everywhere. You hear news anchors talk about it on television, you see it in newspapers and on websites, you hear about it from your loved ones and friends and you even feel the affects of it in your daily life. The term I’m talking about is ‘economy‘. The economy affects […]

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Quantitative Easing

November 9, 2010

If you’re wondering what quantitative easing is, then you’ve made it to the right place because I am going to explain to you exactly what it is, how it affects an economy, who is responsible for performing it, what is reason for performing it, and what it means for an average person.

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