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 ...

All About Prices

In this economics lesson, students will explain how prices are set for goods and services.
Key Concepts: Markets and Prices
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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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GameStop Trial by Jury

In this economics activity, students will have a discussion/debate about GameStop Short Squeeze.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Financial Investments, Markets and Prices
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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 ...

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World101: Globalization

In this economics lesson, students will learn about global communications.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Goods and Services, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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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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Summer Institute 2021: Macroeconomics, Session 1

In this economics webinar, delve into topics designed to engage students with macroeconomic scenarios related to current events.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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Summer Institute 2021: Macroeconomics, Session 2

In this economics webinar, delve into topics designed to engage students with macroeconomic scenarios related to current events.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
See On-Demand Webinar

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 ...

Integers and Net Worth

Using number sentences to represent net worth students explore addition of integers into assets, liabilities & net worth.
Key Concepts: Credit, Earned Income, Net Worth
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Interest and Parent Growth

In this math lesson, students will examine and calculate interest on loans and investments.
Key Concepts: Credit, Interest, Saving
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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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Making a Budget - It Is All Spending!

Students discover that all elements of a budget are essentially spending on goods and services.
Key Concepts: Decision Making, Goods and Services, Income…
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Building Wealth: Saving for a Lifetime

Building Wealth is a personal finance education resource that presents an overview of wealth-building strategies.
Key Concepts: Budgeting, Decision Making, Financial Investments…
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Who Gets Bailed Out and Why?

In this economics lesson, students will complete a simulation to learn why certain industries get bailed out.
Key Concepts: Decision Making/Cost-Benefit Analysis, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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Two Sides of the Same Story

In this economics activity, students will compare the opinions about the federal government's stimulus package.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, 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 ...

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World101: Globalization

In this economics lesson, students will learn about global communications.
Key Concepts: Benefits of Trade, Goods and Services, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
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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
See Lesson

Summer Institute 2021: Macroeconomics, Session 1

In this economics webinar, delve into topics designed to engage students with macroeconomic scenarios related to current events.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
See On-Demand Webinar

Summer Institute 2021: Macroeconomics, Session 2

In this economics webinar, delve into topics designed to engage students with macroeconomic scenarios related to current events.
Key Concepts: Employment and Unemployment, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve, Trade, Exchange and Interdependence
See On-Demand Webinar