1. Article Summaries

Article Summaries approximately 3 pages

From sources dated between September 1 through November 29, 2022, collect articles which relate to 4 of the 6 topics listed on the next  page  (9-point  penalty  for  each  article  that  is  not  in  the above date range).

– 4  to  6  sentence summary of the article, as well as 4 to 6 sentences explaining how the event or information impacts you as an individual. See the instructions on the last page of this assignment for an example of how to set up
the summary page.

– Each printed article must be 5 single-sided pages or less with the original date, title, and source visible in the article. No blogs, editorials, or opinions! Your articles must come from one of the following sources’ websites

—– (9-point penalty for each article not from one of these sources): ———

(1)  The  Wall  Street  Journal, The  New  York  Times,  The  Washington Post, USA Today

(2) Any Texas city newspaper (e.g., The Dallas Morning News, The Fort  Worth  Star-Telegram,  The  Houston  Chronicle,  The  Austin American Statesman, The Denton Record-Chronicle, etc.)

(3) The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, Newsweek, Time Magazine  Note:  some  newspapers  and  magazines  may  charge  a  fee  to  non-subscribers,  while  others  are  free  or  offer  a  free  trial subscription.

Each article must relate directly to one of the following 6 topics (9-point penalty for each article if it does not)

and the topic
must  be  the  main  focus  of  the  article  selected  (and  not  just  a passing reference to the topic).

So you should have a total of 4 different articles on 4 different topics. Some articles may cover more than one topic, but each article may only be used once. These articles  must  relate  to  the  U.S.  macro-economy  (not  other countries) and not just one city, state, firm, or industry.

The six U.S. MACRO topics are:

(1) U.S. national unemployment rate (not claims)

(2) U.S. inflation rate

(3) U.S. GDP

(4) International Trade

(5) U.S. Budget Deficit

(6) The Federal Reserve and monetary policy

(1)Are articles from the sources listed in the instructions?

(2)Are articles dated between September 1, 2022 and   November 29, 2022?

(3)Are the articles blogs, editorials, or opinions?     If so, you cannot use them.

(4)Does each of the 4 summary pages have the topic, source,   date, and title at the top of the page as illustrated in    the example at the end of this assignment?

(5)Is there one cover page with all the requested information?

(6) Are the source, date, and title visible in each article?

(7) Is each printed article 5 single-sided pages or less?


Summary Page


Source of Article:

Date of Article:

Title of Article:

(1) Paragraph with a 4 to 6 sentence summary of article.

(2) Paragraph with four to six sentences explaining how the event or information
impacts you as an individual.