Real World Analysis - Week 6 - Denise Seals

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Name: Denise Seals Email: DeniseSeals@letu.edu Title: A Primer on the Role of Interest Rates in the Economy Citation: (Amadeo, A Primer on the Role of Interest Rates in the Economy, 2009) __________________________________________________________________ My Reasons for Selecting this Article The reason I selected this article is because one of the largest problems we are facing in America is interest rates especially in the housing market. I think it is important to understand how taxes affect the population and how these interests are determined. The Author(s) Main Points Understanding the term interest rates and how interests affect the population. How are 15-year and 30-year fixed mortgages are driven by 1-year, 5-year and 10-year Treasury Notes yields and how the yields are auctioned to the highest bidder. Interest rates are important to the society because it controls the flow of money through the economy. Although the changes in interest rates affect the economy slowly, home loans are
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Unformatted text preview: the most visible change and affect the economy the fastest. The Author(s) Referred to These Economic Concepts How interest rates are determined? My Critique of the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Article The strengths of this article are the detailed definition of interests. The explanation of how interests affect the economy. The real life examples of how interest is determined. The weakness of the article is it did not go into more details of the home loans interest rates. In addition it did not go into must details on the rise and fall of the interest rates and the affects of the home loans interest rates. Works Cited Amadeo, K. (2009, July 21). A Primer on the Role of Interest Rates in the Economy. Retrieved September 29, 2009, from About.com: http://useconomy.about.com/od/interestrateindicators/p/interest_rate.htm 2...
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