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Tracking Financial Markets Housing Econ 2: Principles of Macroeconomics Peter Rupert UCSB Winter, 2010 1 / 36 Econ 2: Principles of Macroeconomics
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Tracking Financial Markets Housing Tracking the Economy Leading Economic Indicators 2 / 36 Econ 2: Principles of Macroeconomics
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Tracking Financial Markets Housing Yield Curve Relationship of bond yields and maturity go to: Yield Curve 5 / 36 Econ 2: Principles of Macroeconomics
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Tracking Financial Markets Housing Stocks and Bonds Bond Legal promise to repay a debt Stock (or equity) A claim to partial ownership of a firm Shares sold on “exchanges” (NYSE, AMEX, OTC) Typically pay dividends : regular payments to stockholders How much should you pay? How is the price determined? 6 / 36 Econ 2: Principles of Macroeconomics
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Financial Markets Housing Financial Markets Prices are determined by the supply and demand for the stock (ownership of the company) Can also “Short-sell” What do you get if you own a stock? Ownership and voting rights
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