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Federal Reserve Board - FRB
The Federal Reserve System’s governing body. The president appoints the seven members of governors, and is subject to confirmation by the Senate.
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1. In the field of cost account, it is a way of an accountant to measure and analyze the cost behavior of a company. The process includes examining ...
National Bureau of Economic Research - NBER
NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan research organization which main purpose is to promote better understanding of how the economy works. I ...
Measure of the degree in which returns on two assets moving in tandem. A positive covariance signals the asset returns glide together. Conversely, ...
Open rotation is when an order remains active through the opening trading rotation of the day. All open rotation orders that are not filled during ...
Unencumbered is an asset or property that is clear of or free from any encumberances, such as liens and creditor claims.
Finance for Individuals
Reducing Equity Risk in Portfolio
How should an investor mitigate the risk in equity? Less stocks can already provide diversification. That is one of the most common mistake committed by investors. The belief was inculcat ed by media and books reporting the results of high-profile stock pickers, as well as the thought the great investors own a few stocks and do not lose money as long as they possess them for a long tim[#ret]e period.
Special Features on Finance
Taxation in Finance
Introducing the Federal Tax Brackets
The first federal income tax statute stemmed from enacting the Revenue Act of 1861, which was passed by the Union government to help fund expenses related to Civil War. Then the second revenue was passed in 1862, which introduced two tax brackets: 3% for annual incomes ranging from $600 to $10,000, and 5% on incomes $10,000 and above.
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