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Celebrating 1000 Comments!

DiscussEconomics is celebrating our 1000th comment! We wanted to spend special attention to this occasion because part of ‘DiscussEconomics’ is the ‘discussion’ and that includes you the reader! Thanks for being a participant and cheers towards...

Economic Definitions of Inflation Topics

Here are core definitions when discussing the topic of inflation (courtesy of the Bank of Canada) CPI inflation A measure of price movements, produced by Statistics Canada and obtained by comparing the retail prices of a representative “shopping basket” of...

Five Major Categories of Capital Markets

Here is a list of five major categories of capital markets and some corresponding investment instruments. Capital markets include the likes of the stock and bond markets and consists of companies or the government raising money for themselves. (List of Typical...

Two Types of Monetary Standards Explained

There are two types of monetary standards, one far more prevalent in developed economies than other. Monetary standards refer to the ‘system’ or ‘framework’ that controls or facilitates the movement of money. The two monetary standards are: 1....

America Is Not Broke

They are just afraid of taxing the top .1%. That greed will topple the US. As Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) pointed out in a little-noticed but powerful speech on the economy in December, “during the past 20 years, 56 percent of all income growth went to the top 1 percent...
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