Lesson 16
The Stock Market and the Economy: Can You Forecast the Future?

The students study a graph that illustrates the phases of a typical business cycle. They examine ways in which stock prices may affect overall consumption and investment in the economy. After studying The Conference BoardÍs 10 leading economic indicators, they try their hand at economic forecasting and compare their forecasts to a record of what actually happened.


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