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How Citigroup Makes its Money
As a business, Citi has everything going for it: scale, operational breadth, and the ear of key policymakers.
Cash Conversion Cycle (CCC) Definition
Cash conversion cycle (CCC) is a metric that expresses the length of time, in days, that it takes for a company to convert resources into cash flows.
3 Ways to Measure Business Risk
They're called earnings at risk, value at risk, and economic value added. Each measures investment risk in a different way.
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Definition
An APR is defined as the annual rate charged for borrowing, expressed as a single percentage number that represents the actual yearly cost over the term of a loan.
Understanding Forward Contracts vs. Futures Contracts
Forwards and futures are similar in concept and mechanics. However, futures are standardized and listed on exchanges while forwards are customizable and trade OTC.
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance Definition
Accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance is coverage that pays benefits upon the accidental death of an insured or for the accidental loss of limb.
If The Bull is Still Running, Why Diversify?
In a bull market environment, efforts by financial advisors to talk to their clients about diversification often falls on deaf ears.
Stated Annual Interest Rate
A stated annual interest rate is the return on an investment (ROI) that is expressed as a per-year percentage.
What Is Not Covered by Pet Insurance?
Pet insurance has many more exclusions than human health insurance. When buying insurance for your pet, it’s as important to know what is not covered as what is.
Japan's Plan to Replace Hong Kong as Financial Hub Faces Hurdles
Japan has explicitly stated its goal is to make Tokyo the number one financial city in Asia, but that dream is running into the current reality of doing business in Japan.