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    1) Financial assets or the financial value of assets, such as cash; and 2) The factories, machinery and equipment owned by ...
  2. Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is a digital or virtual currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to facilitate instant payments.
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    Brexit refers to Britain's leaving the European Union, which could happen in as few as two years.
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    An economic theory from the 18th century that is strongly opposed to any government intervention in business affairs.
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    An options strategy in which the investor holds a position in both a call and put with the same strike price and expiration ...
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    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  3. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity between the United ...
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    A supposition that explains the relationship between principals and agents in business. Agency theory is concerned with resolving ...
  5. Treasury Bill - T-Bill

    A short-term debt obligation backed by the U.S. government with a maturity of less than one year. T-bills are sold in denominations ...
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