Banking Terminology

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    The 33 U.S. banks tested to ensure they have enough capital to weather a severe economic ...
  2. Top 10 Checking Accounts With No Overdraft Fees ...

    Discover banks that have checking accounts without overdraft fees, which can help ...
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Hot Definitions
  1. Glass-Steagall Act

    An act the U.S. Congress passed in 1933 as the Banking Act, which prohibited commercial banks from participating in the investment ...
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  3. Bond Ladder

    A portfolio of fixed-income securities in which each security has a significantly different maturity date. The purpose of ...
  4. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  5. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  6. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
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