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- Types of financial assets
- Present and future value
- Measures of the money supply
- Four basic functions of money
- Fractional reserve system
- Bank lending
- Money demand and interest rates
1. Types of Financial Assets: Money, Stocks & Bonds
For an economy to operate effectively, consumers and businesses need a common medium of exchange and mechanisms to encourage some people to save, others to borrow and others to invest. In any modern economy, these needs are met with money, stocks and bonds.
2. Present and Future Value: Calculating the Time Value of Money
A central concept in business and finance is the time value of money. We will use easy to follow examples and calculate the present and future value of both sums of money and annuities.
3. Measuring the Money Supply: Explanation and Examples
Discover how the Federal Reserve defines the money supply by exploring the components of the money stock. In this lesson, we also look at the money supply in terms of function and liquidity.
4. What is Money? - Definition and Types
In this lesson, you'll learn what money is and its four basic functions. You'll also take a look at how it benefits society and explore the different types of money.
5. The Four Basic Functions of Money
This lesson uses real-world examples to describe the four basic functions that money serves in an economy. These basic functions help to create the foundation of the money system.
6. Fractional Reserve System: Required and Excess Reserves
This lesson provides an overview of basic banking concepts, illustrating how deposits turn into required reserves and excess reserves. It also covers how a bank accounts for these items on its balance sheet.
7. How Money Is Made: Understanding Bank Lending in the Economy
In this lesson, you'll learn how a single deposit in a local bank increases the money supply and filters through the economy with the help of the fractional reserve banking system.
8. Money and Multiplier Effect: Formula and Reserve Ratio
In this lesson, explore the concept of the multiplier effect and the money multiplier. Then, learn the formula for calculating changes in the money supply.
9. Money Demand and Interest Rates: Economics of Demand
Learn about the differences between money, wealth and income and explore the factors that determine the demand for money in an economy. Take a look at the demand curve for money as well.
10. The Money Market: Money Supply and Money Demand Curves
This lesson explores an economic model describing the supply and demand for money in a nation, referred to as the money market. It also describes the central bank's role in controlling the money supply, which impacts interest rates and the greater economy.
11. Banking System: Definition & Types
Banks are a huge part of our lives. In this lesson, we will explore the banking system. We will learn about different types of banks as well as how they each function.
12. Board of Governors of The Federal Reserve: Role & Responsibilities
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve has a tremendous amount of influence on the United States economy. In this lesson, you'll learn about the board's role and responsibilities. A short quiz follows.
13. Budget Surplus: Definition & Overview
Budget surpluses provide opportunities for those individuals and organizations that have them. In this lesson, you'll learn what a budget surplus is and some related concepts. You'll also have a chance to take a quiz after the lesson.
14. Money as a Medium of Exchange: Definition, Function & Examples
Money serves several different functions in a modern economy. In this lesson, you'll learn that money is a medium of exchange and discover how it works in our economy. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz after the lesson.
15. Money as a Store of Value: Definition & Overview
Money presents many advantages for economic development. In this lesson, you'll learn about how money can store value, as well as learn of other commodities that act as stores of value as well.
16. Money as a Unit of Account: Definition, Function & Example
Money is vitally important in our modern economy and serves several important functions. In this lesson, you'll learn about the role of money as a unit of account in the economy, and you'll also have a chance to take a short quiz.
17. Run on the Bank: Definition & Overview
When too many customers distrust their bank and start demanding their money, problems arise. In this lesson, you'll learn what is meant by the phrase 'run on the bank' and why it quickly becomes a financial disaster.
18. What Is a Time Deposit Account? - Definition & Example
In this lesson, you will learn the definition of a time deposit and the purpose of interest. We'll explore a demand deposit and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a time deposit.
19. What is the Rule of 72 in Finance? - Definition & Formula
This lesson will define the 'Rule of 72', a financial term as well as a formula. Also, this lesson will explain the formula and how the phrase can be used practically in everyday financial situations.
20. Merton Miller: Biography & Nobel Prize
In this lesson, we will discuss the Nobel Prize winner and American economist, Merton Miller. We will also discuss his early life, education, and his many accomplishments.
21. The Modigliani-Miller Theorem: Definition, Formula & Examples
Most often investors try to understand the capital structure of the firm the best way possible before investing. This can be a big task but the MM Theory simplifies the decision making process based on the capital structure of the firm.
22. Public Equity Funds: Definition & Structure
Public equity funds are a source of financing generated from selling a company to the public. When this is done, it is called an initial public offering, or IPO. This lesson describes how to structure an IPO.
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