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August 3, 2020

Center for Principled Business: Economic Update

Submitted by Brent Fritzemeier

K-State Business Insights

The ups and downs of the stock market and U.S. economy have made headlines consistently throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In this economic update from the Center for Principled Business, "Expectations, Reality, and Mr. Market," Eric Higgins, von Waaden chair of investment management and faculty fellow with the Center for Principled Business in the Kansas State University College of Business Administration, shares practical information about our current economic situation. Higgins explains the market, how it works, and what moves it.

The Center for Principled Business at Kansas State University engages in teaching and research activities to develop business leaders and enhance societal prosperity. The center works to increase the public's awareness and understanding of issues related to entrepreneurship and innovation, business ethics, and economic education. The research focus of the center is around the confluence of markets, businesses and individuals, and how those three groups interact to create value for society.