Tag Archives: Ch. 11

Finance in the News & Class Discussion: Now May Be a Time for Risk-Taking

In Chapter 1 we introduce the “Ten Prinicples of Personal Finance”, and number 8 on that list is Risk and Return Go Hand–in-Hand.  It’s hard to make much of a return if you aren’t willing to take on some risk … Continue reading

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Podcast Class Assignment: Understanding Operation Twist

A lot has been happening lately in the economy.  Last week the Federal Reserve announced they were going to launch something called Operation Twist.  The Fed, worried about unemployment, is trying to lower long-term interest rates, hoping that this action … Continue reading

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