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How Does A Recession Impact Interest Rates?

During periods of economic expansion and contraction, interest rates are key components of the prevailing dynamic. They either directly or indirectly impact many facets of lending, business development and consumption.…

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A Guide To Fintech Companies

What Are Fintechs? "Fintech," which is short for "financial technology," refers to companies that have infiltrated the financial services industry. Typically, they offer electronic banking, investments, payment and budgeting services…

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Zero Coupon Bond

What Is A Zero Coupon Bond? Zero coupon bonds are bonds that pay no interest at regular intervals like traditional bonds do. Rather, zeros are sold at a deep discount…

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Write Down

What Is A Write Down? A write down (also written as "writedown") is an accounting procedure in which a company reduces the value of an asset on its balance sheet…

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