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While initially introduced as a payment system, crypto assets are seen by many as an enticing investment opportunity. This issue of Page One Economics® introduces crypto assets, blockchain technology, and the emerging crypto universe.
The yield curve inverted before every one of the last nine U.S. recessions. How do U.S. government bonds shape the yield curve, why does it invert, and is it really a warning signal? Find out in the December 2019 issue of Page One Economics®.
The Atlanta Fed's Financial Tips series is your go-to source for knowledge and best practices for your financial life.
This video in the Tools for Enhancing the Stock Market Game™: Invest it Forward™ video series shows how saving early, then investing, can help young people attain longer term goals such as education, employment, entrepreneurship, buying a home, and retirement.
Students build a hypothetical portfolio to understand the trade-off between risk and return in this activity.
The Making Personal Finance Decisions curriculum teaches valuable personal finance lessons grounded in economic theory. The curriculum is divided into 10 themed units, with each unit containing two lessons. The twenty individual lessons employ a variety of teaching strategies designed to engage students in the learning process and equip them with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed personal finance decisions.
This infographic introduces students to the differences between saving and investing.
Financial crises affect high-income earners disproportionately because of their exposure to riskier assets.
Stock market mutual funds offer investors diversified stock market portfolios, but there are several types. Actively managed funds attempt to “beat” the market by using research, forecasts, and judgment to pick stocks with the best growth prospects. Passively managed funds attempt to replicate the market by buying a representative sample of the stocks on a specific stock market index. Which to choose? This issue of Page One Economics explains the efficient market hypothesis and how it might influence your investment decisions.
Advance your high school students’ knowledge of money through this free, revamped, comprehensive, eight-lesson curriculum series that will engage and challenge them to apply both personal finance and economic perspectives when it comes to money. Help develop students’ awareness as consumers, while improving their decision-making and financial planning skills.