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Topic: Investment 

Business Education

 Standard 4.  Understands and uses accounting software and spreadsheets
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 5.Knows various accounting software available for financial analysis and management (e.g., programs pertaining to productivity, payroll, investments, inventory control, ratio analysis)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Knows various accounting software available for financial analysis
     2.Knows various accounting software available for financial management
     3.Knows various accounting programs pertaining to productivity
     4.Knows various accounting software pertaining to payroll
     5.Knows various accounting software pertaining to investments
     6.Knows various accounting software pertaining to inventory control
     7.Knows various accounting software pertaining to ratio analysis
 Standard 5.  Understands the concepts of assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands appropriate accounting techniques used to account for investments and withdrawals by owners
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands appropriate accounting techniques used to account for investments by owners

Economics

 Standard 2.  Understands characteristics of different economic systems, economic institutions, and economic incentives
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 3.Understands that incorporation encourages investment by allowing firms to accumulate capital for large-scale investment and reducing risk to individual investors
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands that incorporation encourages investment
     2.Understands that incorporation allows firms to accumulate capital for large-scale investment
     3.Understands that incorporation reduces risk for individual investors
 Standard 8.  Understands basic concepts of United States fiscal policy and monetary policy
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands that fiscal policies take time to affect the economy and that they may be reinforced or offset by monetary policies and changes in private investment spending by businesses and individuals
    Knowledge/skill statements
     3.Understands that fiscal policies may be reinforced or offset by changes in private investment spending by businesses and individuals