October 6, 2015 

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TOTAL REVENUE, MONOPOLY: The revenue received by a monopoly firm for the sale of its output. Total revenue is one of two parts a monopoly needs for the calculation of economic profit, the other is total cost. In general, total revenue is the price received for selling a good times the quantity of the good sold at that price. Because a monopoly completely controls its market and faces a negatively-sloped demand curve, it charges a different price for a given quantity. If a monopoly sells a relatively small quantity, it charges a relatively high price. If it sells a relatively smaller quantity, it charges a relatively lower price. However, once the monopoly determines its' price/quantity combination, total revenue calculation is relatively straightforward, multiply the price times the quantity.

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A circular flow model of the macroeconomy containing two sectors (business and household) and three markets (product, factor, and financial) that illustrates the continuous movement of the payments for goods and services between producers and consumers, with particular emphasis on saving, investment, and the role of financial markets. Other circular models are two-sector, two-market circular flow; three-sector, three-market circular flow; and four-sector, three-market circular flow.

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WAIT! STOP! My shoe's untied! And my blasted shoestring is tangled! Fortunately I have my handy OmniStraight shoestring straightener, a product developed by a team of former NASA scientists that's designed to straighten and untangle even the most convoluted shoestrings. OOPS! You might want to continue your pedestrian journey without me. It seems as though my handy OmniStraight shoestring straightener has inadvertently dissected my shoestring, mangled the upper half of my jogging shoe, and introduced several gashes to the top of my foot. As I faint face-first onto the sidewalk from the loss of blood, you can consider some of the ins and outs of my predicament.
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Construction Spending
June 2015
$1,064.6 billion
Up 0.1% from May 2015 Source: Econ Stats Adm.

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Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time lost in your local discount super center seeking to buy either a weathervane with a horse on top or a case of blank recordable DVDs. Be on the lookout for vindictive digital clocks with revenge on their minds.
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