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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 ...

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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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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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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Financial Institutions and Services

In this personal finance lesson, students will look into financial institutions to learn about personal investing.
Key Concepts: Credit, Economic Institutions, Saving
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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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Making Credit Choices

In this personal finance lesson, students will examine five hypothetical cases to learn about credit.
Key Concepts: Credit
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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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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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EdTech and Economics

Presenter: Alex Lamon

In this webinar, teachers will learn how to utilize various technological tools and resources to engage students online.
Key Concepts: Taxation
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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
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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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