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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 ...
Hot Definitions
  1. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  2. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  3. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  4. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  5. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  6. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
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