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- Name the basic types of financial assets.
- Define present and future value.
- Become familiar with the different methods for measuring the money supply.
- Explain what money is.
- List the four basic functions of money.
- Discuss the required and excess reserves of the fractional reserve system.
- Learn about the cumulative effects of bank lending.
- Use the money multiplier to calculate cumulative changes in the money supply.
- Explain how money demand is affected by interest rates.
- Understand the money market through the money supply and money demand curves.
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. Regulatory Agencies: Definition, Role & Impact on Business
Few business activities are not subject to the watchful eye of regulators. In this lesson, you'll learn about regulatory agencies, including their role and impact on business. A short quiz follows the lesson.
12. Representative Money: Definition & Overview
While money has been around since ancient times, it has taken different forms. In this lesson, you'll learn about representative money, why it's useful, and why it has limitations. A short quiz follows the lesson.
13. Revenue Sharing: Definition, Model & Examples
This lesson explains the concept of revenue sharing. It provides a model and an in-depth look at revenue sharing in action. When you are through, you can take a brief quiz.
14. What is a Budget Deficit? - Definition, Causes & History
Budget deficits are an important policy issue facing the United States. In this lesson, you'll learn about what a budget deficit is, its causes and its history in the United History. You'll also have a chance to take a short quiz.
15. Intrinsic Value of Stocks: Definition, Formula & Example
The intrinsic value of a stock is a price for the stock based solely on factors inside the company. It eliminates the external noise involved in market prices. We will learn two methods for arriving at intrinsic value with examples and calculations.
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