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Teaching The News

CNBC

Oil prices vulnerable to 'super spikes' again as geopolitics heat up

The long era of too much oil sloshing around the world and low prices is coming to an end, just as global events are heating up crude prices. That could make for a new dynamic as the peak summer season for oil demand approaches, keeping oil prices in a ...

Competition Pizza

In this economics lesson, students will identify and evaluate market competition using pizza shops.
Key Concepts: Competition, Consumers, Markets and Prices
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Exchange Rates: How Money Affects Trade

In this economics lesson, students will compute exchange rates to learn their impact on international trade.
Key Concepts: Markets and Prices, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Balancing the Federal Budget | Activity

Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Credit…
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Who Decides Wage Rates? | Lesson Demo

This video models Lesson 13 from CEE's High School Economics publication in the classroom. It discusses lesson objectives and provides…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Demand, Division of Labor/Specialization…
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Reuters

Trump says US will only rejoin Pacific trade pact if terms are improved

In his Twitter post, which came during Asian trading hours, Trump said the United States would “only join TPP if the deal were substantially better than the deal offered to Pres. Obama. We already have BILATERAL deals with six of the eleven nations in ...

Exchange Rates: How Money Affects Trade

In this economics lesson, students will compute exchange rates to learn their impact on international trade.
Key Concepts: Markets and Prices, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Benefits of Trade Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about the benefits of trade using comparative advantage and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Comparative Advantage, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Balancing the Federal Budget | Activity

Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Credit…
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NBCNews.com

Data breach at Saks, Lord & Taylor compromises customer payment data

... but it said they would not be liable for charges and would be offered free identity protection services. The cyber security firm that says it uncovered the breach, Gemini Advisory, said in a post Sunday that more than 5 million credit and debit ...
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CEE Publication

What is Credit?

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn the advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Risk and Return
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CEE Publication

Consumer Credit Protection

In this personal finance lesson, students will receive an overview of legal protection for those using consumer credit.
Key Concepts: Credit
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CEE Publication

Car Ownership – What Does It Cost?

In this personal finance lesson, students will compare costs of a car to learn about automobile ownership.
Key Concepts: Credit
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Hands on Banking You and Money

A budget is not a dirty word. Learn how to help students embrace the budgeting process by framing the topic…
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Credit
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Credit Decisions Video and Quiz

In this personal finance video, students will learn about credit and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Credit, Goods and Services, Interest
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CNBC

Here's how Amazon wins the tax war with Trump

However, the expansion of sales taxes to remote sellers will benefit Amazon. Amazon has already capitalized on the sales tax advantage it had during its start-up phase. Amazon's low-cost sales tax collection system, coupled with Amazon's extensive and ...
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CEE Publication

Uncle Sam Takes a Bite

In this personal finance lesson, students will learn about the basic principles of personal income tax.
Key Concepts: Income, Taxes
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National Budget Simulation

In this economics lesson, students will revise a federal budget to understand its contents.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Roles of Government
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Preparing Your Form 1040

In this personal finance lesson, students will use an IRS Form 1040 to calculate personal income tax.
Key Concepts: Taxes
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Economics in Space?

Stretch the limits of your students’ thinking beyond planet earth as we answer the question: who should pay for asteroid…
Key Concepts: Public-Choice Analysis, Roles of Government
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NPR

China Hits Back On Trade Dispute, Slapping Tariffs On 128 US Products

China announced late Sunday that it would retaliate for the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum by imposing its own import charges on a list of 128 U.S. goods, including agricultural products ranging from fruit to frozen pork. The new ...

Exchange Rates: How Money Affects Trade

In this economics lesson, students will compute exchange rates to learn their impact on international trade.
Key Concepts: Markets and Prices, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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What Is Money? Why Does It Have Value?

In this economics lesson, students will learn about the history of money and its 5 characteristics.
Key Concepts: Money, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Benefits of Trade Video and Quiz

In this economics video, students will learn about the benefits of trade using comparative advantage and play a Kahoot! game.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Comparative Advantage, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
See Video

Balancing the Federal Budget | Activity

Use this Image Annotation Tool to enable your students to creatively comment on political cartoons, and to share their annotated…
Key Concepts: Balance of Trade and Balance of Payments, Budgeting, Credit…
See Activity