Macroeconomics Chapter 13: Saving Investment and the Financial System

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Macroeconomics Chapter 13: Saving Investment and the Financial System
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  1. Financial system
    The group of institutions in the economy that help to match one person's saving with another person's investment.
  2. Financial markets
    Financial institutions through which savers can directly provide funds to borrowers.
  3. Bond
    A certificate of indebtedness.
  4. Stock
    A claim to partial ownership in a firm.
  5. Financial intermediaries
    Financial institutions through which savers can indirectly provide funds to borrowers.
  6. Mutual fund
    An institution that sells shares to the public and uses the proceeds to buy a portfolio of stocks and bonds.
  7. National saving (saving)
    The total income in the economy that remains after paying for consumption and government purchases.
  8. Private saving
    The income that households have left after paying for taxes and consumption.
  9. Public saving
    The tax revenue that the government has left after paying for its spending.
  10. Budget surplus
    An excess of tax revenue over government spending.
  11. Budget defecit
    A shortfall of tax revenue from government spending.
  12. Market for loanable funds
    The market in which those who want to save supply funds and those who want to borrow to invest demand funds.
  13. Crowding Out*
    A decrease in investment that results from government borrowing.

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