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BARTER EXCHANGE: A method of trading goods, commodities, or services, directly for one another without the use of money. In a barter exchange one good is traded directly for another. This sort of exchange ultimately requires a double coincidence of wants, meaning that each trader has what the other trader wants and wants what the other has. Without a double coincidence of wants the exchange process can become exceedingly complex, requiring a great deal of resources to complete transactions, resources that can not be used for production. In fact, inefficient barter trading was the primary reason that money was invented. With money, more resources can be used for production and fewer are needed for trading. See market.

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RESOURCE PRICES: One of the five supply determinants assumed constant when a supply curve is constructed, and that shift the supply curve when they change. The other four are technology, other prices, sellers' expectations, and number of sellers. Resource prices, the prices paid to use the factors of production (labor, capital, land, and entrepreneurship) affect production cost and thus producers' ability to sell goods. In general, if sellers face higher resource prices, then they have less ABILITY to sell goods.

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EURODOLLARS

Deposits denominated in U.S. dollars in banks located outside of the United States or domestic branches of foreign banks. While such deposits originated with European banks, hence the "Euro" part of the name, they can be held by banks from any foreign country. Eurodollars are an attractive investment because they are NOT in U.S. banks and thus are NOT subject to U.S. banking regulations. Eurodollars, along with other institutional investment near monies, are added to M2 to derive M3.

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