Macro Watch: First Quarter 2014
- 1.5 hours on-demand video
- 6 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- In this course, you will learn why the economy is fundamentally weak and how the government is attempting to manage the economy through credit growth and liquidity creation.
- You will also gain insights on how government policy may impact the financial markets during the months and years ahead.
- The goal of Macro Watch First Quarter 2014 is to explain the current state of the US economy and to analyse how the tapering of Quantitative Easing will impact asset prices.
- It is recommended (although not absolutely necessary) that students watch Richard Duncan's two earlier courses: 1) Capitalism In Crisis: The Global Economic Crisis Explained, and 2) How The Economy Really Works.
The nature of our economic system changed in 1968 when the United States stopped backing dollars with gold.
In this new age of fiat money, credit growth drives economic growth, liquidity determines the direction of asset prices and the government controls both through aggressive policy intervention.
Macro Watch analyzes trends in credit growth, liquidity and government policy with the goal of anticipating economic developments and their impact on the financial markets.
Richard Duncan, the course instructor, intends to publish four issues of Macro Watch a year. Each issue will contain original analysis pertaining to economic and financial developments as they unfold. Each issue will be sold separately.
Macro Watch First Quarter 2014 is this second in this series. It is comprised of six lectures and is over one hour and a half in length.
- This course is intended for anyone who wants to understand developments in the economy and financial markets as they unfold.