The Fed's Education ResourcesUnderstanding the basics of real-world economics is essential for understanding trends in the marketplace. That's why knowing where to get help in learning the basics is so valuable. I'd suggest having a look at the Federal Reserve's education site.
The site is a portal to an array of resources. Some you might want to start with include:
Interest Rates: An Introduction
US Monetary Policy: An Introduction
In Plain English: Making Sense of the Federal Reserve
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