Category Archives: Understanding Basic Economics

The U.S. Economy Is Already Mired in a Coronavirus-Sourced Recession, UCLA Economists Say

We wish you and your students the best as everyone responds to the medical and economic impact of the pandemic. With troubling news unfolding day by day, your students may have questions about the economy as they hear more and more discussion about a recession. As painful as these current circumstances are, they do present […]

The World’s Most Brilliant Hedge Fund Manager Made a Video Explaining How the Economy Actually Works

"Ray Dalio manages the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates. It has a tremendous track record, so when the man talks about markets, people usually listen. "Beyond that, Dalio is known for having one of the most refined understandings of the economy in the financial industry." Read more . . .