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Lesson 18: Banking | Unit 2: Banking Details Page: 9 of 24

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A balance sheet is the record of a bank's assets and liabilities.

Two parts:

  • Assets
  • Liabilities and Net Worth

As a balance sheet, both parts are equal, they balance.

Concepts:

  • Assets: What the bank owns.
  • Liabilities: What the bank owes.
  • Net worth: The difference between assets and liabilities.

The sum of liabilities and net worth must equals assets.

  • Banks don't make adjustments with real production.
  • These financial entries in the balance sheet are the bank's production.

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INELASTIC SUPPLY

The general elasticity relation in which relatively large changes in price cause relatively small changes in quantity supplied. Large changes in price cause relatively small changes in quantity supplied or the percentage change in quantity supplied is smaller than the percentage change in price. This characterization of elasticity is most important for the price elasticity of supply. Inelastic supply is one of two general elasticity relations for supply. The other is elastic supply.

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