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  1. Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC)

    The Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) is an agency that deals with the confirmation, settlement and delivery of fixed-income ...
  2. Bond Futures

    Bond futures are financial derivatives which obligate the contract holder to purchase or sell a bond on a specified date ...
  3. Troy Ounce

    A troy ounce is a unit of measure for precious metal weight that dates back to the Middle Ages. One troy ounce is equal to ...
  4. Corporate Raider

    A corporate raider is an investor who buys a large number of shares in a corporation to gain significant voting rights and ...
  5. Right Hand Side - RHS

    The right hand side is the offer price in a quoted currency pair. It is where a market maker is willing to sell.
  6. Tap Issue

    A tap issue is a procedure that allows borrowers to sell bonds or other short-term debt instruments from past issues.
  7. Civilian Labor Force

    Civilian labor force is a term used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to refer to Americans whom it considers either employed ...
  8. Macro Manager

    A macro manager is a boss or supervisor who lets employees do their jobs with minimal supervision.
  9. Transaction Risk

    Transaction risk is the risk associated with unfavorable moves in a currency between the time a deal is agreed and settled. ...
  10. Mega Cap

    Mega cap is a designation for the largest companies in the entire investment universe as measured by market capitalization. ...
  11. Gilt-Edged Securities

    Gilt-edged securities are a high-grade investment bonds offered by governments and blue-chip companies as means of borrowing ...
  12. Fortune 1000

    The Fortune 1000 is an annual list of the 1000 largest companies measured by revenue compiled by the American magazine Fortune.

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  1. Passive Investing

    Passive investing is an investment strategy that limits buying and selling actions. Passive investors will purchase investments ...
  2. Treasury Stock (Treasury Shares)

    The portion of shares that a company keeps in their own treasury.
  3. Residual Value

    How much a fixed asset is worth at the end of its lease, or at the end of its useful life. If you lease a car for three years, ...
  4. Minority Interest

    1. A significant but non-controlling ownership of less than 50% of a company's voting shares by either an investor or another ...
  5. Target Hash

    A target hash is a number that a hashed block header must be less than or equal to in order for a new block to be awarded.
  6. Payout Ratio

    Payout ratio is the proportion of earnings paid out as dividends to shareholders, typically expressed as a percentage.
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