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Broker-Dealer

What is a ‘Broker-Dealer’ A broker-dealer is a person or firm in the business of buying and selling securities for its own account or on behalf of its customers. The term broker-dealer is used in…


Monetary Reserve

What is a ‘Monetary Reserve’ A monetary reserve is a central bank’s holdings of a country’s currency and precious metals. The central bank holdings allow for the regulation of the nation’s currency and money supply, as well…


ETF Tracking Errors: Protect Your Returns

Although rarely considered by the average investor, tracking errors can have an unexpected material effect on an investor’s returns. It is important to investigate this aspect of any ETF index fund before investing. The goal…


Loan Loss Provision

Loading the player… What is a ‘Loan Loss Provision’ A loan loss provision is an expense set aside as an allowance for uncollected loans and loan payments. This provision is used to cover a number…


Wildcat Banking

What is ‘Wildcat Banking’ Wildcat banking refers to the banking industry in parts of the United States from 1837 to 1865, when banks were established in remote and inaccessible locations. During this period, banks were…


Crypto Shill John McAfee Blames SEC for Shutting ICO Pump

Cybersecurity pioneer and sometime cryptocurrency shill John McAfee said that he will no longer promote initial coin offerings (ICOs) on his Twitter account. The eccentric McAfee, who promised that he will “eat my d–k” if…




4 Factors Affecting the Price of Ripple Right Now

Ripple (XRP) is a cryptocurrency often compared with Bitcoin. After all, they do have a few things in common–both have gained reputations as large-market cap networks with potential to be adopted by the financial industry….