Lending & Borrowing

  1. How To Increase Your Appeal To Prospective Lenders

    Making a business eligible for loans/credit cards at the best possible rates requires ...
  2. Venezuela Teeters On Edge As Oil Revenues Shrink

    Low oil prices have drastically revised the economic status quo -- dealing a destabilizing ...
  3. Does A Junk Rating Reflect Russia's Fundamentals?

    Moody’s, like other credit rating agencies, has downgraded Russia’s sovereign debt ...
  4. Find The Right Discount Rate Amid Post-2007 Risks

    OIS discounting has become part of standard valuation techniques, in a market in ...
  5. Eyeing a Loan? Consider Skipping the Banks

    Peer-to-peer lending platforms, such as Lending Tree, Lending Club and Prosper, offer ...
  6. Funding A Startup When Bank Loans Aren't Possible

    There are alternative ways to fund your business start-up when it is not possible ...
  1. Eyeing a Loan? Consider Skipping the Banks

    Peer-to-peer lending platforms, such as Lending Tree, Lending Club and Prosper, offer ...
  2. American Express: Headwinds and Tailwinds

    Any investors considering a position in American Express need to know these important ...
  3. This Is An Alternative Investment You Didn't ...

    The trick isn’t to buy the stock of the San Francisco-based LendingClub — it’s to ...
  4. How Visa Counts On Your Free-Spending Ways

    The credit card transaction business is so profitable, Visa Inc. doesn't even bother ...
  5. U.S. Bancorp Finds It Harder To Top Itself

    The fifth-largest U.S. bank by deposits and among the very best in terms of return ...
  6. BB&T Looks For Loan Growth, Cost-Cuts To Drive ...

    Most banks remain stuck in a “hurry up and wait” holding pattern where pressure on ...
  1. What is each party's role in a reverse repurchase agreement?

    Learn about the role of each party in a reverse repurchase agreement transaction, and find out why it's different if the ...
  2. What risks does the dealer (lender) in a reverse repurchase agreement take on?

    Read about the lender risks of participating in reverse repurchase agreements or for dealers who use the Fed's overnight ...
  3. In what instances does a business use closed end credit?

    Find out how businesses use closed-end credit to finance large purchases such as vehicles, equipment and property, including ...
  4. What are the long-term effects of delinquent accounts?

    Find out more about loan delinquency, loan defaults and the long-term consequences of borrowers who are delinquent on their ...
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