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  1. 4 Common Banking Habits of Millennials

    Here’s how the banking habits of millennials differ substantially from those of previous ...
  2. Marcus: Goldman Sachs’s New Retail Banking Identity ...

    Meet ‘Marcus’—the new brand with which Goldman Sachs will venture into retail banking.
  3. Bank Profitability in the Era of Low Interest ...

    The "low-for-long" policy on interest rates presents a major challenge to bank profitability. ...
  4. HSBC Stock Climbs After $2.5 bn Share Buyback ...

    The share buyback plan comes after weak results for the first half of 2016.
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Hot Definitions
  1. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  2. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  3. Sharpe Ratio

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  4. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  5. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
  6. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
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