Global Economic Activity And Industry Analysis

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Which of the following is NOT considered in the first filter or phase of top-down analysis?

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A

Domestic spending

B

Fiscal policy

C

Business cycles

D

Monetary Policy

E

Economic indicators

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Question 2
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The relationship between GDP and market capitalization for the leading economies of the world is generally _______ .

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A

weakly related

B

inversely related

C

negatively correlated

D

positively correlated

E

unrelated

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Question 3
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Which of the following is NOT considered a leading economic indicator?

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A

stock prices

B

M2 money supply

C

industrial production

D

interest rate spread

E

consumer expectations index

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Question 4
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Which of the following is NOT considered a lagging economic indicator?

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A

prime rate

B

change in CPI for services

C

industrial production

D

commercial and industrial loans

E

consumer expectations index

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Question 5
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Which one of the following is defined as the market value of goods and services produced over a period of time?

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A

Domestic Market Product (DMP)

B

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

C

Gross Economic Activity (GEA)

D

Gross Market Value (GMV)

E

Market Value Product (MVP)

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Question 6
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Which of the following reflects the dollar value of economic output in terms of the current year?

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A
current year GDP
B
real GDP
C
nominal GDP
D
adjusted GDP
E
actual GDP
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Question 7
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Which of the following reflects the value of economic output adjusted to remove the effects of inflation?

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A
current year GDP
B
real GDP
C
nominal GDP
D
adjusted GDP
E
actual GDP
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Question 8
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The U.S.makes up approximately what percent of the global equity market capitalization?

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A
20%
B
25%
C
30%
D
35%
E
40%
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Question 9
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Which of the following is NOT one of the four stages of the business cycle?

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A
boom
B
peak
C
contraction
D
trough
E
expansion
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Question 10
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Economic metrics that tend to rise and fall in advance of the economy are called _____ indicators.

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A
predictive
B
forecast
C
leading
D
coincident
E
cyclical
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Question 11
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Which of the following is not listed as a cause of increased integration of economies around the world?

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A
increased technology
B
increased international travel
C
improved supply chain logistic
D
reduced trade barriers
E
none of these
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Question 12
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If the number of Euros required to buy $1 (USD)increases then the Euro has _______ versus the U.S.dollar.

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A
depreciated
B
appreciated
C
declined
D
improved
E
increased
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Question 13
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If the number of Euros required to buy $1 (USD)decreases then the Euro has _______ versus the U.S.dollar.

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A
depreciated
B
appreciated
C
declined
D
improved
E
increased
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Question 14
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The relationship between inflation and real GDP is _____ .

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A
direct
B
positive
C
negative
D
non-existent
E
inverse
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Question 15
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In the U.S.,what percentage of the GDP is consumer spending?

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A
45%
B
55%
C
65%
D
75%
E
85%
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Question 16
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All nonmilitary people employed and unemployed,but seeking employment make up the ______ .

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A
labor force
B
labor population
C
employable population
D
work force participants
E
employable work force
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Question 17
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The labor force divided by the nonmilitary working age population equals the __________________ .

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A
work force participation rate
B
employable participation rate
C
labor population participation rate
D
labor force participation rate
E
participating employees rate
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Question 18
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Which index measures the average prices paid by urban consumers for a basket of consumer goods and services?

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A
Urban Inflation Index (UII)
B
Price Inflation Index (PII)
C
Urban Consumer Index (UCI)
D
Consumer Inflation Index (CII)
E
Consumer Price Index (CPI)
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Question 19
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Which of the following combinations describes a "goldilocks" scenario?

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A
slow income growth, low unemployment and low inflation
B
rapid income growth, high unemployment and low inflation
C
rapid income growth, low unemployment and low inflation
D
rapid income growth, low unemployment and high inflation
E
rapid income growth, high unemployment and high inflation
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Question 20
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It has been estimated that "substitution effects" underestimate the Consumer Price Index by approximately how much?

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A
3%
B
2.5%
C
1.75%
D
1.0%
E
0.5%
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