Chief Economist at Moody's Analytics discussed the recent correction in the stock market and how it relates to other measurement of the economy. He also explained the impact that presidential policies play in the economy.
Use the following lesson idea to introduce your students to the concept of gross domestic product (GDP) as one of the primary indicators used to gauge the health of our economy. Upon completion, students will be able to define Gross Domestic Product, understand what is measured by GDP, and understand the differing views regarding the value of GDP as a measure of economic health.
On Monday, February 5, the Dow Jones Industrial Average took its worst drop in 6 1/2 years. Vice President Pence and Democratic lawmakers offered their perspectives on the stock market dip.