# Interest Rates Teacher Resources

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This instructional activity is packed with instructional material and activities on the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy, and the relationship between bank reserves, interest rates, employment, and price stability.

#### New Review What Do Financial Market Indicators Tell Us?

Explain the four categories of financial indicators (commodity prices, stock indexes, interest rates, and yield spreads), and help your class members understand how changes in this data can affect decisions regarding consumer spending, loans, and retirement plans.

#### New Review Compounding with 100% Interest Rates

Your young economists will be amazed at the effect of compounding interest more frequently in this collaborative task about making sound financial choices. Learners are walked through the calculations of a couple of examples and then expected to continue the calculations in a table of values.

#### New Review Compounding with a 5% Interest Rate

The balance in an account continuously compounding interest is the context of this engaging task. Your young accountants will investigate the ending balance in an account as they compound the interest more and more. Learners write the general algebraic form of the model and then use it to find how the number

*e*is involved in continually compounding interest.