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War Economy refers to the organization of a particular country’s capacity and distribution in times of war conflict.
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Applicable Federal Rate
AFR is a collection of rates that is published monthly for the purposes of computing federal income by the Internal Revenue Services. These rates a ...
It is a person or an entity that agrees to back the obligations of another person or a party to allow the latter to get more credit for which on th ...
It is the lowest point in an economic cycle characterized by mass unemployment, fallings prices, reduced purchasing power, falling wages, and exces ...
Second Monday in December, one of the most gainful days for retail firms. It is a known shopping day for last-minute holiday shoppers. Shopping.com ...
Shai Agassi is the founder of Top Tier Software and former President of SAP AG’s products and technology group. He is an entrepreneur from Is ...
When Rates Rise, Consider These Two Sectors
The Federal Reserve decided not to increase interest rates last week, attributing their decision on the US economic activity expanding at a moderate pace and better economic data. But many traders and analysts believe the US central bank remains on course to increase rates later this year.
Finance for Individuals
An Actuary Needs to Master these Skills
Actuaries assess the financial insinuations of risk and uncertainty, as well as predict future events based on previous occurrences by looking at a client’s application and medical records. I n essence, these professional statisticians seek to minimize an individual’s exposure to risky scenarios, or the expense of such exposure at the very least.
Are Mutual Fund Ratings Deceiving?
The business of evaluating mutual funds has expanded from a quarterly rating service to multimillion dollar industry. In most cases, the rates can make or break a fund. But the question is: can inv estors rely on mutual fund rating? The Lipper Rating System - The rating system evaluates mutual fund and hedge fund, and provides commentary and tools for analyzing[#ret] data.
Secret to Scoring Better Seats for Less
Everyone will agree with us that we all desire to obtain a more comfortable airline seat for less. Two cents, though: not all airlines are generous and it often involves paying an extra charge. The fee may be reasonable or not, based on the package and your budget.
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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