Basic Economics

Level: Beginner

Basic Economics

Our primer on economics will help you understand the theory and principles behind the workings of an economy. Microeconomics addresses issues such as how prices are set and market places are organized. The topic also addresses the forces of supply and demand at the heart of an understanding of economics. Macroeconomics brings together the component pieces that help shape the output of an economy and that cause an economy to thrive.

Economic Indicators (United States)

Level: Beginner

Economic Indicators (United States)

What the Federal Reserve does with monetary policy affects the US consumer, which in turn determines how fast the overall economy grows. This course explains the key leading and lagging indicators intended to illuminate the health of the world’s largest economy and teach the student how to better understand events that in turn influence financial markets. The information economic indicators provide can help investors make informed decisions about their investments. Some indicators include building permits, purchasing managers’ index for manufacturing and employment.

Economic Indicators (Canada)

Level: Beginner

Economic Indicators (Canada)

A wide variety of economic indicators are used to measure everything from job growth to construction activity, retail activity and much more. Key economic indicators have a direct impact on the markets. The information economic indicators provide can help investors make informed decisions about their investments. Some indicators include building permits, purchasing managers’ index for manufacturing and employment.

Economic Indicators (European Union)

Level: Beginner

Economic Indicators (European Union)

A wide variety of economic indicators are used to measure everything from economic growth to changes in prices to unemployment and much more. Key economic indicators have a direct impact on the markets. The information economic indicators provide can help investors make informed decisions about their investments. Some indicators include Gross Domestic Product, Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices, Retail Trade, Unemployment Rate, etc.

Economic Indicators (United Kingdom)

Level: Beginner

Economic Indicators (United Kingdom)

A wide variety of economic indicators are used to measure everything from economic growth to changes in prices to unemployment and much more. Key economic indicators have a direct impact on the markets. The information economic indicators provide can help investors make informed decisions about their investments. Some indicators include Consumer and Business Confidence, Housing Starts, Retail Sales, etc.

Economic Indicators (Australia)

Level: Beginner

Economic Indicators (Australia)

A wide variety of economic indicators are used to measure everything from economic growth to changes in prices to unemployment and much more. Key economic indicators have a direct impact on the markets. The information economic indicators provide can help investors make informed decisions about their investments. Some indicators include Consumer and Business Confidence, Housing Starts, Retail Sales, etc.