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Corporate Pension Plan
Formal arrangement, between a company and its employees or the employees’ union, which provides funding for the retirement. The pool of funds can be funded in many ways that will be used to make periodic payments to retir ...
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In terms of the minimum amount of capital that is required within banks and other institutions, based on a percentage of the assets, weighted by ri ...
A special tax that is imposed on companies that pollute the environment, which is called negative externalities. Sin tax is a Pigovian tax, which i ...
Moving Average Convergence Divergence - MACD
A trend-following indicator that exhibits the relationship between two smoothed moving averages of prices. To compute, subtract the 26-day exponent ...
Golden Life Jacket
Compensation package offered by the acquiring firm to top executives of the company being acquired. The same with stay bonus, it aims to retain tho ...
Bank Insurance Fund - BIF
Unit of the FDIC providing protections to the insurance for the banks that are not classified as a savings and loan association.
6 Reasons to Consider ETFs
Most of us know exchange-traded funds trade like stocks. These funds are easy, more affordable way to invest in different bond and stock markets. However, we cannot help but ask the following quest ions: What are ETFs? Why should I consider ETFs? Is it worth investing? How do I buy and sell those? How do I trade ETFs? For the last 20 years, more and more investors turn to ETFs.
Finance for Individuals
Explaining the Significance of Budgeting to Clients
Most people only resort to budgeting when they are already short on cash or undergoing a major transition. But this should not be the practice. Budgeting is for people of all ages and any situation or milestone in your life, such as buying a house and getting married, regardless of the current financial situation.
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