The federal funds rate is the overnight rate at which commercial lenders lend excess reserves to other institutions, on an un-collateralized basis.
This term is unique to the United States, though other central banks around the world also have an overnight rate. The federal funds rate is a closely watched and crucial rate for determining how easy capital is to access.
The lower the fed funds rate, the more accessible the Federal Reserve is trying to make cash - to inspire banks to borrow and lend. The opposite is also true, where the Fed may raise the fed funds rate if an economy is overheating or lending needs to be curbed.
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A homeowner’s association (HOA) will exist in many planned communities and subdivisions, and the association will...
An investment club is a group that organizes itself for the purpose of pooling dollars and participating in the market
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Despite how it sounds, this publication is not meant for tourists to the US, but rather for non-US-citizen workers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) was originally created to encourage market competition and to protect consumers
A Stop-Limit Order basically automates the preferences of an investor or trader, to reduce exposure to price uncertainty
Counter-party risk is the risk that the person on the other side of the trade will not meet his or her obligations