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Cost-Benefit Parameters for a Financial Analysis...

So we have looked at a number of factors to consider when conducting a cost-benefit analysis, now lets put all the information we need into a spreadsheet so we have something to work with. Lets say we are starting a small ecotourism thing will provide the lodging all the food the guests can come and watch the monkeys it will be great, but thats to a financial cost benefit analysis to see if this project is worthwhile this will be from our perspective private perspective. So remember costs and benefits are measured in the money coming in and out of our company, also what is in we have already factored out inflation and we’re working with real numbers....

posted on: Jul 6, 2015 | author: Jan

3 Reasons why Keynesian Economics does NOT Work...

Hi and welcome to another edition of strategic business insights. today we are going to talk about Keynesian economics and whether or not it is a good thing or whether it is a bad thing. And straight up I am gonna tell you right now that I am not a believer of Keynesian economics, but we all need to understand basically what it is and what the reality is today. So Keynesian economics basically says when we have a recession in other words when people the psychology of a population thinks oh my gosh we are going into rough times they restrict their spending and so we actually end up in tough times, people spend less money so...

posted on: Jul 5, 2015 | author: Jan

Law of Demand

When you talk about demand, what comes to mind first is markets. A market is the platform that brings together buyers of different sorts and sellers of different sorts. They are the demanders and the suppliers in any situation that involves a potential exchange of goods and cash. The corner gas station an e-commerce site. The local music store, a farmer’s roadside stand these are all markets familiar to us all. Now, let’s go on to examine what demand is? Demand is a schedule or curve that shows the quantities of a product that are purchased at various possible prices, other things equal. It shows you the pattern that a consumer follows when he is willing and able...

posted on: Jul 4, 2015 | author: Jan

Microeconomics: The Law of Demand and Supply...

The law of demand can be summarized thus. When the price a good or service falls more people buy more, more often. A demand curve shows the effect of price on the quantity demanded. Here the price is low and the quantity demanded is high, a small rise in price leads to a drop in demand. As the price continues to rise, so the demand for the product steadily falls movement along the curve is controlled by price. Changes in consumer income, population level or consumer preferences shift the demand curve sideways. Increases in consumer income population-level all consumer preferences only to increase demand. The demand curve shifts to the right, quantity demanded still tools as price increases...

posted on: Jul 3, 2015 | author: Jan

The History Of The American Economy, Debt And Inflation...

$8.7 trillion dollars- just how much money is that? With a number this large, it helps to compare it to the overall size of America’s economy. What economists call the gross domestic product or GDP. In February 2007, when our federal debt was 8.7 trillion dollars, our GDP was around 13.5 trillion. That meant that our federal debt was about 64% of our GDP. This level of debt to GDP is not the real problem, it is we are headed that matters and is projected to get much worse in the future. In addition as you will find out soon, this 8.7 trillion dollar number, is only a fraction of our nation’s total fiscal challenge. This federal debt...

posted on: Jul 2, 2015 | author: Jan

The Four Financial Statements

Hi, I am David Harper off a series devoted to the Chartered Financial Analyst for CFA exam, starting with an overview of the four basic financial statements. Here on the left the most popular probably is the income statement also called the profit and loss statement and this example is for the year the fiscal year 2011, so this is a flow statement meaning it characterizes a period of time typically a quarter or in this case a one year period and the important thing is that it recognizes transactions under an accrual not a cash basis. So it is a period of time one year the top line here as revenue also called sales and these are...

posted on: Jul 1, 2015 | author: Jan

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