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  1. 4 Reasons Investors Love Intercontinental Exchange ...

    Read about Intercontinental Exchange and the strong economic position the firm achieved ...
  1. 4 Reasons Investors Love Intercontinental Exchange ...

    Read about Intercontinental Exchange and the strong economic position the firm achieved ...
  1. When is a share purchase marked as 'settled' by a brokerage?

    Understand the process of purchasing stock, including ordering, clearing and settlement, and learn when a stock trade is ...
  2. How are swap agreements financed?

    Learn how swap agreements are now cleared by swap execution facilities and require the use of collateral margin to hold, ...
  3. What are the Securities and Exchange Commission regulations regarding swaps?

    Learn how the SEC regulates trading of swaps, and how swap trading is moving from an over-the-counter market to centralized ...
  4. How does the Private Sector Adjustment Factor (PSAF) affect competition in the private-sector?

    Look at a simple breakdown of the Private Sector Adjustment Factor (PSAF), set by the Federal Reserve to recover imputed ...
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  1. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
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    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  3. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
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  5. Sharpe Ratio

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