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1) Households reduce their consumption and increase their savings 2) The Federal Reserve decides to try to stimulate the economy. 3) There is a decrease in expected inflation 4) The economy falls into a recession 5) Most businesses decide to modernize and expand their manufacturing capacity, and to install new equipment to reduce labor costs Question 11 Which of the following statements is CORRECT? 1) Hedge funds are legal in Europe and Asia, but they are not permitted to operate in the United States 2) Hedge funds have more in common with commercial banks than with any other type of financial institution 3) Hedge funds have more in common with investment banks than with any other type of financial institution 4) Hedge funds are legal in the United States, but they are not permitted to operate in Europe or Asia 5) The justification for the "light" regulation of hedge funds is that only "sophisticated" investors with high net worths and high incomes are permitted to invest in these funds, and such investors supposedly can do the necessary "due diligence" on their own rather than have it done by the SEC or some other regulator