Global Groups/Unions

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  3. 5 Eurozone Acronyms Explained

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  4. What Is The World Bank?

    You've heard of the World Bank, now find out how it functions and why some groups ...
  5. What Is The World Trade Organization?

    The WTO sets the global rules of trade. But what exactly does it do and why do so ...
  1. How do NGOs get funding?

    A non-governmental organization (NGO) is a non-profit, citizen-based group that functions independently of government. NGOs ...
Hot Definitions
  1. AAA

    The highest possible rating assigned to the bonds of an issuer by credit rating agencies. An issuer that is rated AAA has ...
  2. GBP

    The abbreviation for the British pound sterling, the official currency of the United Kingdom, the British Overseas Territories ...
  3. Diversification

    A risk management technique that mixes a wide variety of investments within a portfolio. The rationale behind this technique ...
  4. European Union - EU

    A group of European countries that participates in the world economy as one economic unit and operates under one official ...
  5. Sell-Off

    The rapid selling of securities, such as stocks, bonds and commodities. The increase in supply leads to a decline in the ...
  6. Brazil, Russia, India And China - BRIC

    An acronym for the economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China combined. It has been speculated that by 2050 these four ...
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