QUESTION OF THE DAY
10pts daily, due by the end of class.
Every day, class will start with a "Question of the Day". You should do your best to write a complete response (25 word minimum) to the question and EMAIL it to me. If you aren't sure about what to write, please ask! No credit will be given for late QODs, unless you were absent that day.
Monday, November 26: What are Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand? How are they DIFFERENT from the Supply and Demand we discussed first quarter?
Tuesday, November 27: The test is TOMORROW. What’s on your mind TODAY?
Wednesday, November 28: How does the Fed affect the economy? How does Congress affect it?
Thursday, November 29: What is meant by GLOBALIZATION? How does this trend affect our economy? Is it a good thing or a bad thing?
Monday, December 3: What is meant by the word “CULTURE”? How can culture influence international business? How can international business influence culture?
Tuesday, December 4: What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of growing a business?
Wednesday, December 5: Describe some of the challenges that countries face when they try to work together? (use examples from the game last week)
Thursday, December 6: Why aren’t all currencies worth the same? What are some of the factors that impact the value of a country’s money?
Friday, December 7: Wouldn’t international trade be easier if we all used the same money? Why do you think we still have different currencies around the world? Do you think that this will change someday?
Monday, December 10: Test coming up… what do we need to review today?
Wednesday, December 12: Think back to our discussion about PPP and explain how a Big Mac can help us value foreign currency.
Thursday, December 13: Today we’re reviewing MICRO and MACRO ECONOMICS. Briefly explain what the difference is and why they are important in business.
Friday, December 14: We just finished up our macroeconomics unit. What do you think was the most interesting thing we learned this quarter?
The website links below are useful resources for any and all finance topics.
Yahoo Finance: //finance.yahoo.com
Google Finance: //finance.google.com
Market Watch: www.marketwatch.com
Investopedia (Info): www.investopedia.com
Finance Freak (Info): www.financefreak.com
Teen Analyst (Info): www.teenanalyst.com
Choose to Save (Resource): www.choosetosave.org
Manilla.com (Resource): www.manilla.com
Mint.com (Resource): www.mint.com
Treasury Direct (Resource): www.treasurydirect.gov
Tax Information for Students (Resource): //www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html
Ohio Society of CPAs: www.ohiocpa.com
American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org
Start Here, Go Places: www.startheregoplaces.com
Feed the Pig: www.feedthepig.org
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy: www.360financialliteracy.org
Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com
Inc. Magazine: www.inc.com
Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com