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Brazil's unemployment rate

What is the state of the economy in brazil vs the united states? What is the GDP of brazil and the united states? What are the economic indicators for brazil and the united states?

What is the difference between real GDP and nominal GDP?

What is the difference between real GDP and nominal GDP? Does GDP accurately reflect our nation's productivity? Why or why not? Is there a relationship between GDP and the business cycle? If so, what relationship exists and how might a business manager use this information to increase their profits?

Importance of Economic Indicators

Please write a one page paper on the following: Assess the importance of economic indicators. Explain how they benefit economists, organizations, individuals and politicians. The paper must be APA style...IT CAN ONLY BE ONE PAGE.

current status of the exchange rate

Examine the current status on the foreign exchange rate, producer price index- including descriptions of current status and graphs with APA guidelines. · describe their current status. · In addition, present a separate graph for each indicator illustrating the historic trend for each and explain what you ha

Index of National Health

Please help answering discussion questions below, they go with the detached article. Do not know where to begin or end. Only has to be 2 or three paragraphs or shorter. 1.Is the U.S. better off as a nation if we build new SUVs? 2.What would you suggest go into an US index of national health and wealth beyond output of goo

Business cycles: phases, indicators, measures, economic evolution

The reference organization is Wal-mart. Please address the following questions: 1. Are there any predictable performance cycles for Wal-mart? If so, what are the periods over which its cycle waxes and wanes? How sensitive do you think Wal-mart is to expansions (upswings) and contractions (downswings or recessions)? Expl

Economic expansion

When will America's longest running economic expansion in history come to an end? One way to predict is to look at what happened in the past. The usual causes include: Inflation Ineptness of policy-makers Bad luck - oil shocks and war Happily, none of these culprits are afoot in the U.S. today. Policy

Economic conditions

What two macroeconomic indicators would you recommend watching to assess the economy's condition over the next six months? Please indicate why you selected them.


The first budget to be prepared when making a master budget is the: (Points: 5) direct labor budget cash budget production budget sales budget 2. The statement that best describes the ABB process is: (Points: 5) Budgeting focuses on inputs in order to be sure to have the prop

Regulating Natural Monopolies

Problem 10. I am unable to figure this problem out and need your assistance in understanding this problem. Thank you Sonia Allen.

Help with indicator

GDP in-depth analysis on how your forecast will impact your industry. Include an evaluation of the impact of past and current fiscal policies, monetary policies, budget deficits or surpluses on the economy and on your industry. include a group of final recommendations and strategic initiatives. Find below info I have reported

Intro/conclusion help

Using the same six economic indicators selected for your Industry Overview Paper, compare and contrast at least two different, two-year forecasts from two separate sources, for each of the six economic indicators. Include an explanation of the differences among the forecasts for each economic indicator and a rationalization for

GDP, Inflation, key interest.

I require a little assistance on the below, approx 200 words on the following topic : Identify economic forecasts for real GDP, the unemployment rate, the inflation rate, a key interest rate, and the value of the dollar. What do your forecasts imply about the relative strength of the economy during the next two years? How wi

Automotive industry, SWOTT etc

Working on body of report (AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY) need introduction and conclusion relating to below requirements or any other assist on body, but intro and conclusion are most important. a. Prepare a 1,400-1,750-word paper based on your (instructor-approved) selected industry or firm. Include in your paper a brief histor

Monetary policy

1. What major economic indicators would you examine if you were planning to make a large purchase and needed a loan? For example, think about buying a new car, some business equipment, or a house? 2. Describe how the Federal Reserve?s policy-makers influence interest rates. Explain the difference between expansionary and cont

Compare and contrast economic indicators for auto industry

Compare and contrast at least two different, two-year forecasts from two separate sources, for the six different economic indicators listed below. economic indicators for the auto industry: 1) Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 2) Unemployment rate 3) Consumer price index (inflation rate) 4) Auto sales 5) foreign exchange rate

Income issues

Is it possible for the real income of everyone in society to rise even though the income distribution has become more unequal? Prove your answer with a numerical example and show your work.

Return on Capital Employed, Residual Income & Balanced Score Card

(i)Critically evaluate the use of return on capital employed (ROCE) as a measure of divisional performance on the company's divisions (30%) (ii)Demonstrate whether the move to residual income (RI) as a key indicator of divisional performance would resolve any of the conflicts relating to the capital expenditure proposals bein

General Motors summry

Can you help me compare and contrast at least two different, two-year forecasts from two separate sources, for the Stock Market and Interest Rates of General Motors? I also need to explain the differences between each indicator in the forecast and a rationalization for which forecasts I believe are most accurate. Lastly, how d

Money Supply for Federal Reserve

(a) Does the Federal Reserve have complete control over the money supply at all times? Why or why not? (b) What is the difference between the monetary base and the money supply?

Consumer Confidence as an Economic Indicator

What are the shortcomings in relying on consumer confidence as an economic indicator for analysis? (Need some extra insight, having problems concluding that this is a bad thing to do.)

Economic Indicator Forecast

Using the two economic indicators selected for your Housing Industry Overview Paper assignment, 1.compare and contrast at least two different 18-month forecasts for each of the two economic indicators. 2. Include in your paper a reconciliation of the differences between the forecasts for each economic indicator 3. a rati

Economics Multiple Choice

1.In demand analysis, endogenous variables include: a. the weather b. consumer incomes c. interest rates d company advertising 2. Which of the following is a leading economic indicator? a. average prime rate charged by banks b. commercial and industrial loans outstanding c. change in credit for business and consumer

Scenario Analysis

Huang Industries is considering a proposed project whose estimated NPV is $12 million. This estimate assumes that economic conditions will be "average." However, the CFO realizes that conditions could be better or worse, so she performed a scenario analysis and obtained these results: Economic Scenario

Labor Statistic Calculation of the Consumer Price Index

The Bureau of Labor Statistics follows five steps to calculate Consumer Price Index. What are three strengths and three weaknesses of the Consumer Price Index calculation. ? What are the characteristics of the strengths? ? What are the characteristics of the weaknesses? ? If the CPI is imperfect, why do we use it?

Economic indicators and computer hardware industry

Prepare an in-depth analysis on how your forecast [of the indicators Gross Domestic Product, Producer Price Index and Retail Sales (or PC Retail Sales)] will impact the Dynamic Random Access Memory industry. Be sure to include a group of final recommendations/strategic initiatives in your paper.

Pattern of Yield Curve

The following statement was released by the FOMC following its recent meeting on March 21. The Committee, although hopeful for a future of moderate growth with moderating inflation, seems more concerned with the potential inflation threat than with a recession threat The Federal Open Market Committee decided today to keep its

Economics and Management Review Questions

1. When the exponents of a Cobb-Douglas production function sum to more than 1, the function exhibits A. Constant returns B. Increasing returns C. Decreasing returns D. Either increasing or decreasing returns 2. A major advantage of the ___________ production function is that it can be easily transformed into a line