BUSINESS Stock market plunges are in the news, but don’t panic! We’re here to help. Get to know your finance jargon. (BBC and Investopedia) Check out our collection of resources on economics and finance. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources. Discussion Ideas What is a “market”? A market refers to a place where buyers and sellers can interact. A market can be … Continue reading What’s a Bear Market, Anyway? And Why Is It Called That?
BUSINESS The Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba will go public this month in what could be the largest initial public offering in U.S. history—Alibaba has more active users than Amazon and eBay combined. (Christian Science Monitor) Use our resources to understand how geo-education contributes to a better understanding of 21st-century business. Discussion Ideas The giant Chinese company Alibaba will have its initial public offering (IPO) this … Continue reading Alibaba, IPO