Chapter 15d - which it spends its money Financial Planning...

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Economic analysis of stocks Involves assessing economic conditions that can affect a firm’s stock price Economic growth: a measure of growth in a country’s economy over a particular period Analysis of the Firm (cont’d) Gross domestic product (GDP): the total market value of all products and services produced in a country Economic impact on stock prices Weak economic conditions lowers demand and stock prices Fiscal policy: the means by which the U.S. government imposes taxes on individuals and corporations and by
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Unformatted text preview: which it spends its money Financial Planning Online: Information on Economic Conditions Go to: http://www.oecd.org Click on: OECD Economic Outlook This Web site provides information about economic conditions that can affect the values of investments Interest rates Stocks perform better when interest rates are low Some stocks are more sensitive to interest rates than others The Federal Reserve uses monetary policy to influence interest rates...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course FINANCE 250 taught by Professor Maryevans during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.

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