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Macro-economic Risk

Macroeconomics looks at the relationship and behavior of the industries and government as opposed to that of individual companies; the macroeconomic risk is concerned with identifying trends, political influences and market volatility that may predict the impact these may have on financial markets and the economy.

There are a few different types of Macroeconomic Risk that affect the financial sector from economic risks that affect stocks, economic and political risks that affect governments including unemployment, inflation, prices, export/import, and market factors that can influence investment, assets and company evaluations.

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Macroeconomics, even with all of our computers and with all of our information. It is not an exact science and is incapable of being an exact science.