Higher Rock Education - Economics Blog

The Effect of Brexit on My Business

Friday, November 18, 2016

This is our first article written by our German contributor. She writes about her perspective of Brexit. This is the third blog about Brexit. I wrote Brexit - The Votes Are In shortly after the election and another was written by our British contributor about the direct impact of Brexit on her and her colleagues. More

What Investments Will be Hurt by a Trump Presidency - Part 2

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Friday we published a blog addressing the industries that would benefit from President-elect Trump's campaign proposals. Today, we will focus on the groups who may be hurt by the changes. More

President Elect Donald Trump Influences the Demand for Stocks - Part 1

Friday, November 11, 2016

When I taught economics I looked for current, but historical moments to illustrate fundamental economic principles. Tuesday night's and Wednesday's price movements on the stock markets provide a wonderful lesson in the basic laws of supply and demand. More

Encouraging Economic News

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Within the past few weeks there have been some very encouraging reports pertaining to the economy's health. Real gross domestic product (RGDP) is the most common measure of economic activity. GDP is the market value of all the goods and services manufactured in the country. RGDP is adjusted for inflation. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) reported on October 28th that its estimated annual growth rate for third quarter growth in the US economy equals 2.9%. This is up from a rate of 1.4% in the second More

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