Finance and capital markets

Videos on finance and macroeconomics
Community Questions

Interest and debt

Housing

Inflation

Taxes

Accounting and financial statements

Stocks and bonds

Investment vehicles, insurance, and retirement

Let your money travel through time! Investment vehicles let your spend money now to get more money later (they usually have nothing to do with cars). Insurance is a way of spending money now to protect against future losses.

Money, banking and central banks

Options, swaps, futures, MBSs, CDOs, and other derivatives

Current economics

Discussions of economic topics and how they relate to current events.

Current economics

Discussions of economic topics and how they relate to current events.
Community Questions
All content in “Current economics”

Unemployment

Unemployment is a key metric for judging the health of an economy (and even political stability). This tutorial is a primer on what it is and how it's measured (which you might find surprising).

Housing price conundrum

Back before the 2008 credit crisis, Sal was perplexed by why housing prices were going up so fast and theorized that it was a bubble forming (he was right). These pre-2008 videos are fun from a historical point-of-view since they were made before all the poo poo hit the fan.