From sources dated January 1 through February 7, 2021, find an article that relates to the topic below (10-point penalty if article is not in the above date range). Please do not print out the article; instead, on your summary page, you will include the website of the article, as well as a 4 to 5 sentence summary of the article. In addition, you will include on this summary page 4 to 5 sentences explaining the micro economic effects (e.g., higher price, reduced efficiency, etc.) and the potential impact to you as a consumer. See the setup on the last page for guidance.
No blogs, editorials, or opinions! Your article must come from one of the following sources’ websites (10-point penalty if your article is 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, Forbes
Note: some newspapers and magazines may charge a fee to non- subscribers, while others are free or offer a free trial subscription. In addition, some newspapers like the Wall Street Journal may offer a free subscription to students through their education departments, so do some research.
The article must relate directly to the topic listed below (10 point penalty 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). The article must relate to a U.S. firm or industry, not an international firm or the entire economy as a whole. The micro topic for writing assignment #1 is:
Changes in supply or demand
Note: the article can be over any market and must address supply or demand (it does not have to address both)