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An internal control employed in accounting to detect improper usage and fraud. Bait records are incorporated within a computerized file so that once it is accessed improperly, the one who accessed it may be tracked. Bait record ...
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Hostile Takeover Bid
It refers to an attempt to take over a company without the company’s board of directors’ approval. When fighting for control of a publi ...
Fixed Income Forward
A contract to buy or sell a fixed income security, in the future, at a price agreed upon today. The price of a fixed income forward contract is cal ...
Weighted Average Cost of Capital is a calculation of the cost of capital of a given company. All capital sources are included in the computation su ...
A classification used in mortgage origination, risk-based pricing and housing statistics for one to four-unit investment properties. The property i ...
Periodic Interest Rate
This is the interest rate charged on loans or realized on an investment in a specific time period.
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Looking for a job now? You may want to consider the best jobs in the technology sector. Data Scientist Considered as the sexiest job of the 21st century by the Harvard Business Review, a data scientist help firms or organizations come up with business decisions by analyzing data.
Why ETFs are Good for Young Investors
Young investors, if you want to diversify your portfolio, invest in ETFs. Let this article tell you why. Since its introduction in the late 1980s and early 1 990s, the available exchange-traded funds have expanded, encompassing each asset class such as bonds, commodities, currencies, international investments, real estate, and stocks.
Choosing the Life Insurance Beneficiary
Getting a life insurance is definitely one of the best ways to protect your family financially, especially if something abrupt happens to you. How should policyholders choose the right beneficiarie s? Most parents name their children as the beneficiaries of their insurance policy.
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