Economics

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Monday
10/
20

Activities:

  • No School

Homework:

 

return to previous month's plans

 

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Tuesday
10/21

Activities:

  • Read Ch. 11 #1 (pp. 277-283)
  • 3 Things to Consider when investing: Safety, Rate of Return, & Liquidity
  • Discuss: Financial System, financial intermediaries, mutual funds, hedge funds, Diversification & sharing of risk, portfolio, prospectus
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  • Read Ch. 11 #2 (pp. 284-290)
  • Savings Bonds, T-Bills-Notes-Bonds, Municipals, Junk, CDs, Money Markets
  • Corporate Bonds:  3 components, Coupon Rate, Maturity, Par Value, can sell in open market, Bond Ratings
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  • Began talking about stocks
  • Read Ch. 11 #3 (pp.291-294) Stock Market
  • Stocks
  • Dividends, Growth Stock, Capital Gains,

Homework:

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Wednesday
10/22

Activities:

  • (Block) Common Stock, Preferred Stock, Stock Splits, Reverse Splits, Risk, Brokers
  • Stock Charts, Why Split, Reverse Split?
  • Mutual Funds, Diversification, Focus etc.
  • Read Ch. 11 #3 (pp.295-300) Stock Market

Homework:

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Thursday
 10/23

Activities:

  • (Block) No Class

Homework:

  • none
     

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Friday
 10/24

Activities:

  • (JSlo not here)
  • Bull Market, Bear Market, S & P 500, Futures, Options (Calls, Puts),

Homework:

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Monday
 10/27

Activities:

  • (JSlo not here) S & P 500
  • pass out worksheet (pp.66-67) & complete/discuss

Homework:

  • Study for Test on Investments (Ch 11)
 

return to previous month's plans

 

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Tuesday
10/28 

Activities:

  • (JSlo not here) Investments (Ch 11) Test  
  • Read Ch. 7 #1 (pp. 159-163)
    Perfect Competition

Homework:

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Wednesday
10/29

Activities:

  • (Block) No Class

Homework:

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Thursday
10/30

Activities:

  • (Block)

Homework:

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Friday
10/31

Activities:

  • review Investment terms

Homework:

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Monday
 11/3

Activities:

  • Investments Test

Homework:

     

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Tuesday
 11/4

Activities:

  • began Types of Market Competition
  • Read Ch. 7 #1 (pp. 159-163)
  • Perfect Competition, Characteristics, why a Price Taker
  • Read Ch. 7 #2 (pp. 164-168)
  • Begin with Monopoly
  • Monopoly characteristics, Natural Monopoly, Normal Monopoly,  MR=MC price determination

Homework:

  • Study for Quiz on Perfect Competition & Monopoly
     

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Wednesday
 11/5

Activities:

  • (Block)  Discuss Monopoly, Price Discrimination
  • Quiz on Perfect Competition & Monopoly

Homework:

     

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Thursday
 11/6

Activities:

  • (Block) No Class 

Homework:

  next month's plans  

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Friday
11/7

Activities:

  • No School (Conferences)

Homework:

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Monday
11/10

Activities:

Homework:

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Tuesday
 11/11

Activities:

  • Anti-Trust Laws, Deregulation,

Homework:

  • Study for Test on Market Competition
     

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Wednesday
11/12

Activities:

  • (Block) 
  • Test on Market Competition

Homework:

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Thursday
11/13

Activities:

  • (Block) No Class

Homework:

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  next month's plans  

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Friday
11/14

Activities:

  • Read Ch14-1 (pp. 363-368) & take Reading Notes

Homework:

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All homework assignments are due the following day at the beginning of class
 unless specifically stated otherwise.