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Financial services

Related to any service provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of organisations that deal with the management of money.

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board of directors

Financial services; Financial instruments

A group of individuals that are elected as representatives of the stockholders to establish corporate management related policies and to make decisions on major company issues. ...

profits

Financial services; Financial instruments

Profit is the money a business makes after accounting for all the expenses.  Profit = Total Revene - Total Expenses

bond

Financial services; Financial instruments

A debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (corporate or governmental) that borrows the funds for a defined period of time at a fixed interest rate.

share

Financial services; Financial instruments

A type of security that signifies ownership in a corporation and represents a claim on part of the corporation's assets and earnings.

security

Financial services; Financial instruments

A tradable asset of any kind: debt securities, equity securities and derivative contracts.

interest rate

Financial services; Financial instruments

The percentage that a borrower must pay as a price for borrowing money. An interest rate is the rate at which interest is paid by borrowers for the use of money that they borrow ...

return on investment

Financial services; Financial instruments

A performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment. To calculate ROI, (gain - cost of an investment) divided by the cost of the investment.