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  1. Venezuela Teeters On Edge As Oil Revenues Shrink

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

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

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

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

    There are alternative ways to fund your business start-up when it is not possible ...
  6. Will Alex Tsipras Change The European Economy?

    A debt default and a Euro exit by Greece's leaders would likely cause more harm to ...
  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. Should commercial and investment banks be legally separated?

    Find out why market risk isn't created by letting commercial and investment banks merge; it results from moral hazard and ...
  2. When did people first start using collateral to secure loans?

    Read about the history of lending and collateral, including a time when an entire nation was pledged as collateral for all ...
  3. How are net exports influenced by the crowding out effect?

    Discover how an increase in U.S. government borrowing to finance deficits can influence the net exports of U.S. companies ...
  4. How can a creditor improve its Average Collection Period?

    Read about some of the ways that a business can improve its accounts receivable management practices to shorten its average ...
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