Unformatted text preview: indicators, why the stock market matters, why stock price matters, why companies go public, dividends, insider trading, SEC, Inflation-Employment Relationship between inflation and employment, what is inflation, what can the government do to manipulate either inflation or employment – spending, taxing, issuing government securities, interest rates, Trade Absolute and comparative advantage (implications of), protectionism – tariffs, quotas, subsidies, reasons for protectionism, reasons against protectionism Current recession How we got here (subprime loans, government policy, securitizing mortgages, credit defeault swaps), how the government is trying to us out (spending, home buyer credits, stabilizing banks)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course HISTORY 103 taught by Professor Livingston during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '08
- Adam Smith