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A rate that applies to a financial transaction that will take place in the future. Forward rates are based on the spot rate, adjusted for the cost of carry and refer to the rate that will be used to deliver a currency, bond or ...
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Nakahara Prize is an award that is given to a Japanese economist who has made significant contributions to the field of economics internationally. ...
The All-in-one mortgage is a kind of mortgage loan that gives the combined feature of a home equity loan, checking account, and a mortgage to allow ...
Supply Chain Finance
Set of technology-based business and financing process connecting multiple parties in a transaction: buyer, seller, and financing institution. Supp ...
Retail Inventory Method
A procedure used in estimating the value of a store’s merchandise. It calculates the total inventory of a store by taking the total retail va ...
Savings plan set up for higher education. Parents and guardians are permitted to give nondeductible contributions to this plan for a child aged 18 ...
Finance for Individuals
How Technology Can Beef Up Your Investment
If you are a tech savvy, use it to your advantage. Technology is no longer a luxury but a tool being used by everyone to beef up everything, including investing. Based on the 2015 BlackRock Global Investor Pulse Survey, 87% of respondents use the Internet for any financial activity, while 81% of them for routine banking.
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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