Friday, October 31, 2008

New Video: E4. Economic Policy

Economic policy is an important factor that relates primarily to governments and central banks and their initiatives to affect growth, inflation, employment etc. This video introduces the subject, and introduces monetary and fiscal policy - two key elements of economic policy.

New Video: E3. Inflation

Inflation is not a complicated topic - this video briefly highlights what it is and why it is considered important to keep under control.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

New Video: V8D. Earnings Yield

We have uploaded a new video that rounds out the valuation series entitled Earnings Yield. The earnings yield is often referred to in the context of comparing the valuation of stocks and bonds.

Valuation is probably not the most exciting topic on the saving and investing channel - and also to some extent affected by arguments in favour of market efficiency - nonetheless it is worth knowing what the terms refer to.

Best regards - Michael