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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...