QUESTION 1. If you are collecting data on “Durable Goods” please remember that the Feb.201

QUESTION 1. If you are collecting data on “Durable Goods” please remember that the Feb.2017 data was released on April 4thGo to the Census Bureau website http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/m3/Go to “Full Report Highlights.†Feb. 2017 Full Report released April 4, at 10:00 A.M. EST andusing the down arrow pick ‘Table 2 New Ordersâ€Look at the entry in table 2, ‘All manufacturing industries’ (seasonally adjusted) and answer thefollowing question: Q. What is the trend in ‘all manufacturing industries’ data between Dec. 2016 and Feb. 2017?Look at seasonally adjusted, monthly data A.B.C.D. increasing from Dec. 2016 to Feb. 2017decreasing between Dec. 2016 and Jan. 2017 and then increasingincreasing between Dec. 2016 and Jan. 2017 and decreasing betweenJan. 2017 and Feb 2017decreasing between Dec. 2016 and Feb. 2017 QUESTION 2. Go to the Census Bureau website http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/m3/Go to “Full Report Highlights.†Feb. 2017 Full Report released April 4, at 10:00 A.M. ESTand using the down arrow pick ‘Table 2 New Ordersâ€Look at the entry in table 2, ‘All manufacturing industries’ (seasonally adjusted) andanswer the following question: Q. The durable goods industries see the following trend.A.B.CD. decreasing from Dec. 2016 to Feb. 2017|increasing from Dec. 2016 to Feb. 2017increasing from Dec. 2016 to Jan. 2017 and increasing from Jan. 2017 to Feb.2017increasing from Dec. 2016 to Jan. 2017 and decreasing from Jan. 2017 to Feb.2017 QUESTION 3. Go to the Census Bureau website http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/m3/Go to “Full Report Highlights.†Feb. 2017 Full Report released April 4, at 10:00 A.M. ESTand using the down arrow pick ‘Table 2 New Ordersâ€Look at the entry in table 2, ‘All manufacturing industries’ (seasonally adjusted, monthly)and answer the following question: Question: The value of Durable Goods Industries in Feb. 2017 wasA.B.C.D. $237,135 million$239,135 million$235,964 million$237,380 million QUESTION 4 Go to the Census Bureau website http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/m3/Go to “Full Report Highlights.†Feb. 2017 Full Report released April 4, at 10:00 A.M. ESTand using the down arrow pick ‘Table 2 New Ordersâ€Look at the entry in table 2, ‘All manufacturing industries’ (seasonally adjusted, monthly)and answer the following question: (SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF TABLE 2) Question: The value of Non-Durable Goods Industries in Feb. 2017 wasA.B.C.D. $238,092 Million$239,959 Million$234,896 Million$240,529 Million QUESTION 5 Go to https://www.wsj.com/articles/federal-reserve-readies-plan-for-balance-sheet- 1491000013?tesla=yFederal Reserve Readies Plan for Balance Sheet. By Bick Timiroas, Eric Morath and S. DerbyQuestion: The Federal Reserve is planning ______ more interest rate increases this year, actions that areincreasing likely to occur since ______ . A.B.C.D. Four; consumer price inflation rose above the Fed’s targetThree; core inflation rose above the Fed’s targetTwo; core inflation rose above the Fed’s targetTwo; consumer price inflation rose above the Fed’s target QUESTION 6 Go to https://www.wsj.com/articles/federal-reserve-readies-plan-for-balancesheet-1491000013?tesla=yFederal Reserve Readies Plan for Balance Sheet. By Bick Timiroas, Eric Morath andS. Derby Question: The Federal Reserve’s holdings of bonds grew from ________ just before the 2008 financialcrisis, to ________ today. A. 500 billion; $1.0 trillionB. 500 billion; $3.0 trillionC. $1 trillion; $4.5 trillionD. $3 trillion; $10.5 trillion QUESTION 7 Why Americans Are Not Spending Like They Used To? By Justin Laharthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/why-americans-arent-spending-like-they-used-to1490982471?tesla=y Question: The U.S. personal savings rate _______ in February, which according to macroeconomic theoryis likely to cause U.S. economic growth to _________ in the first quarter of this year. AB.C.D. Rose; accelerateFall; accelerateFall; slowRose; slow QUESTION 8 Why Americans Are Not Spending Like They Used To? By Justin Laharthttps://www.wsj.com/articles/why-americans-arent-spending-like-they-used-to1490982471?tesla=yQuestion: According to the article “Why Americans Aren’t Spending Like They Used Toâ€, U.S. householdsthat experienced the 2008 financial crisis and recession are affected in all of the following ways, except:A. They will spend significantly less over their lifetimesB. They will buy more low-end productsC. They will shift to buying relatively more services and fewer goodsD. They will increase their savings rate QUESTION 9 US Trade Gap Shrinks As Export Rise. By Josh Mitchell.https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-trade-gap-shrinks-as-exports-rise-1491309098?tesla=yQuestion: According to the article “U.S. Trade Gap Shrinks As Exports Riseâ€, what is a main reason for thesmaller U.S. trade gap this year?A. Stronger economic growth in Asia and EuropeB. The depreciation of the U.S. dollarC. The shrinking trade deficit the U.S. has with CanadaD. China has lowered its quotas on U.S. exports QUESTION 10 US Trade Gap Shrinks As Export Rise. By Josh Mitchell.https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-trade-gap-shrinks-as-exports-rise- 1491309098?tesla=yQuestion: The U.S. trade gap shrank nearly _______ in February from a month earlier, inlarge part because of a smaller trade deficit with ______ .A.B.C.D. 10%; Canada10%; Japan20%; Canada