Monday, July 23, 2007

Reading Room
A Beginner’s Guide to the World Economy
Randy Charles Epping


What is inflation? How are the world’s economies compared? What is free trade? How does international trade work? What are the world’s major currencies? How do central banks regulate an economy? What is GNP/GDP? How are interest rates used to control economic growth? What is globalisation? How can the Internet help investors keep track of foreign markets? What is a balance sheet? How do investors buy foreign shares? What is e-commerce? How can new economy companies be compared to traditional economies? What causes the income gap between rich and poor countries? What is a stock index? How is gold part of the world economy? For answers to these and more, catch up with Randy Charles Epping’s A Beginner’s Guide to the World Economy (http://www.crosswordbookstores.com/). It discusses ‘eighty-one basic economic concepts that will change the way you see the world’.

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