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IMMIGRATION: Migration that enters one country from another country. Immigration is usually seen as a problem for existing citizens of nation because--(1) the supply of labor increases, which tends to lower wages, (2) there's a greater demand for public services, which causes taxes to rise, and (3) the culture of immigrants is usually different, which creates all sorts of social conflicts. However, immigration can also be beneficial because--(1) the additional labor is a source of economic growth, (2) the immigrants might be willing to do some jobs that wouldn't be performed otherwise, and (3) some goods can produced at lower cost. Compare emigration.

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Lesson 17: Money | Unit 3: Monetary Aggregates Page: 13 of 25

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Near monies are savings, but there are several different types of savings.

Types of savings:

  • Standard savings accounts: They pay an interest, but lack check-writing privileges. These are relatively liquid.
  • Certificates of deposit (CDs): They require a minimum deposit for a specified time period and pay higher interest rates. They are less liquid than savings accounts.
  • Money market funds: These funds are invested in negotiable, short-term assets like U.S, treasury bills or commercial paper.
  • Overnight Eurodollars: Accounts denominated in U.S. dollars that are held in foreign banks.
  • Overnight repurchase agreements: Interest-paying business savings accounts that are temporary repositories of non-interest paying business checking account balances.

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HORIZONTAL MERGER

The consolidation of two or more separately-owned businesses, operating in the same industry and producing competing products, into a single firm. This is one of three types of mergers. The other two are vertical merger--two firms in different stages of the production of one good--and conglomerate merger--two firms in separate, unrelated industries.

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The wealthy industrialist, Andrew Carnegie, was once removed from a London tram because he lacked the money needed for the fare.
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