Asset values are very much determined by economics. The release of various economic variables are watched closely by the financial and capital markets. Of particular interest are gross domestic product, inflation and unemployment. Although there are many other economic variables, these tend to be the major economic releases with potential to move markets. Global monetary and fiscal policies are also watched and anticipated by market participants in relation to market prices.
GFMI offers a full suite of economics course options. Following is an example from our economics course curriculum: