Economic Indicators: A Comprehensive Overview

$169.00 each

Instructional Method Advanced Preparation Program Prerequisites Field Of Study
Interactive Self Study NONE NONE Finance
Experience Level Course ID CPE Credits Author
Overview MW-102.19 17

Michael J. Walker, CPA

Introduction

 

Economic indicators are those often-voluminous statistics released by government agencies, non-profit organizations and even private companies. They provide measurements for evaluating the health of our economy, including the latest business cycles, consumer spending, inflation, housing, and so on. Various economic indicators are released quarterly, monthly, weekly, and even daily.

This course provides an introductory overview of the world’s most prevalent economic indicators, including those related to unemployment, consumer sentiment and confidence, inflation, productivity, housing, manufacturing, and international trade. This course reviews the impact that changes in these indicators have on the financial markets and monetary policy.