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The Law of Supply and Demand

Lesson created by Jeff Boulton using

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This lesson is to introduce you to the basics of economics, so that you will be able to read and understand stock charts and what they can tell you about market sentiment.Remember, the content in "Think" should form the basis of your notes. Check "...And Finally" to make sure you have made note of all key learnings.

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Required: The law of supply and demand applies to everything, even stocks. Understanding the interaction of supply and demand is important for making sense of price fluctuations, as well as predicting how economic events will impact the market. This activity will help you apply your understanding of supply and demand to actual events. Complete the in-class activity here.
More InformationIf you are interested in learning more about economics, check outdemand,changes in demand,
supply,market equilibrium,or browse the complete list of economic videos in Mr. Boulton playlist here.
Before finishing, make sure you understand what happens when:Demand rises/fallsSupply rises/falls
Price rises/falls
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