Study Guide_Chapter 13 - Chapter 13 ECONOMY/MARKET ANALYSIS...

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Chapter Thirteen Economy/Market Analysis 163 Chapter 13 ECONOMY/MARKET ANALYSIS Multiple Choice Questions 1. The beginning and ending of a business cycle is also known as a: a. cycle. b. trough. c. peak. d. contraction. (b) 2. The National Bureau of Economic Research is: a. a division of the Department of Commerce. b. the largest association of professional economic forecasters. c. a private nonprofit organization. d. a division of the Federal Reserve. (c) 3. The largest component of GDP is: a. consumption b. government spending c. net exports d. investment spending (a) 4. Indexes of general economic activity are considered all except: a. lagging b. emerging c. leading d. coincident (b) 5. Which of the following is considered a lagging indicator? a. duration of unemployment b. stock prices c. money supply
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Chapter Thirteen Economy/Market Analysis 164 d. interest rate spread (c) 6. The federal agency most involved with the money supply and interest rates is a. the Treasury Department b. the Federal Reserve c. the Department of Commerce d. the U. S. Mint (b) 7. Which of the following statements concerning the stock market and the economy is true? a. The stock market generally leads the economy. b. The stock market generally follows the economy. c. The stock market has an inverse relationship with the economy. d. The stock market has little relationship with the economy. (a)
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Study Guide_Chapter 13 - Chapter 13 ECONOMY/MARKET ANALYSIS...

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