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20/20

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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Group of 20

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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...of 20 ( G20 ) A group of 19 leading economies plus the European Union. Meetings of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have been held regularly since 1999 . The first summit of G20 heads of state was held in November 2008 as a response to the global financial crisis and it was subsequently agreed that the G20 would take over from the Group of Eight as the main forum for the world’s wealthy nations. Summit meetings are now held...

Uprising of 20,000

Uprising of 20,000   Reference library

Annie Schneiderman Valliere

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History

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...of 20,000 The Uprising of 20,000 was a fourteen-week sector-wide strike that shut down women's shirtwaist factories in New York City between November 1909 and February 1910 . The strike was spearheaded by such women workers and union leaders as Clara Lemlich, Rose Schneiderman, Fannia Cohn, and Pauline Newman, who drew upon the support of Local 25 of the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). The National Women's Trade Union League also supported the strike by serving as pickets, raising money, eliciting support from college students...

G5; G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77

G5; G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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...G7; G8; G10; G11; G20; G77 Abbreviations for Group of Five ; Group of Seven ; Group of Eight ; Group of 10 ; Group of 11 ; Group of 77 ....

Pareto’s Rule

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (6 ed.)

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... ( 80/20 rule ) A rule originally applied by the economist Vilfredo Pareto ( 1848–1923 ) to income distribution, i.e. 80% of a nation’s income is earned by 20% of the population. It can be widely extended as a rule of thumb; for example: 80% of value is locked up in 20% of inventory; 80% of a company’s profits will come from 20% of its product range; and 80% of system failures will be caused by 20% of possible causes. The rule can be used as a guide to managers: in deciding how to spend limited funds, priority should be given to the most significant 20% of...

Pareto’s Rule

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)

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... ( 80/20 rule ) A rule originally applied by the economist Vilfredo Pareto ( 1848–1923 ) to income distribution, i.e. 80% of a nation’s income is earned by 20% of the population. It can be widely extended as a rule of thumb; for example: 80% of value is locked up in 20% of inventory; 80% of a company’s profits will come from 20% of its product range; and 80% of system failures will be caused by 20% of possible causes. The rule can be used as a guide to managers: in deciding how to spend limited funds, priority should be given to the most significant 20% of...

Financial Futures Market Amsterdam

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...Futures Market Amsterdam ( Financiële Termijnmarkt Amsterdam ) (Netherlands) . Nes 49, 1012 KD Amsterdam (tel. 31 (0) 20 550 4555; fax 31 (0) 20 624 54 016). That part of the Amsterdam Stock Exchange that trades financial futures...

Group of Twenty

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A Dictionary of Finance and Banking (5 ed.)

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...of Twenty ( G20 ) A group of 19 leading economies plus the European Union. Meetings of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors have been held regularly since 1999. The first summit of G20 heads of state was held in November 2008 as a response to the global financial crisis and it was subsequently agreed that the G20 would take over from the Group of Eight as the main forum for the world’s wealthy nations. Summit meetings are now held...

cash gaps

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...six, nine, twelve months and longer. For example a one-year gap report might appear as in the Table. Cash gaps Periods total 1 2 3 6 9 12 (£ m) Assets 10 35 15 20 20 10 110 Liabilities 5 40 20 25 0 90 Gap 5 (5) (5) 20 (5) 10 20 Cumulative gap 5 0 (5) 15 10 20 Effect of 1% rise in interest rates (0.05) 0 0.05 (0.15) (0.10) (0.20) (0.20) Effect of 1% fall in interest rates 0.05 0 (0.05) 0.15 0.10 0.20 0.20 Although assets equal liabilities, changes in interest rates will affect the overall values of assets and liabilities differently. There is in effect interest...

International Monetary Market index

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...Monetary Market index ( IMM index ) (USA) . The method used for quoting the prices of short-term interest rate futures where the value is 100 less the annual discount yield . Thus if the current discount yield were 8.20%, the value of the futures contract would be 91.80 (100 − 8.20...

conversion ratio

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...ratio (Bonds) . The number of units of stock or shares into which a convertible security may be converted. For example, assuming a convertible has a principal value of US$1000 and the conversion price for the shares of US$50, the conversion ratio is 20. That is the holder receives 20 units of common stock upon conversion...

European Options Exchange

European Options Exchange (Optiebeurs Groep Amsterdam) (Netherlands)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...Options Exchange ( EOE ) (Optiebeurs Groep Amsterdam) (Netherlands) . Rokin 65, 1012 KK Amsterdam; postal address PO Box 19164, 1000 GD Amsterdam (tel. 31 (0) 20 550 4550; fax 31 (0) 20 623 00 12). Established in 1978 . A derivatives exchange dealing in options , whose settlement is handled by Options Clearing Corporation ( OCC ) in Chicago (USA). See also clearing system...

Bolsa de Valores de Lisboa

Bolsa de Valores de Lisboa (Lisbon Stock Exchange) (Portugal)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...de Valores de Lisboa (Lisbon Stock Exchange) (Portugal) . Edifício da Bolsa—R Soeiro Pereira Gomes, 1600 Lisboa (tel. 351 1 795 20 31/8; fax 351 1 795 20 21). The main stock market in Portugal. Derivative instruments are traded from the Bolsa de Oporto . Regulation is carried out by the Bank of Portugal, the central bank...

Australian Options Market

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...Options Market ( AOM ) (Australia) . Part of the Australian Stock Exchange. 20 Bond Street, NSW 2001 (tel. 61 (0) 2 227 0000; fax 61 (0) 2 251 5525). Established in 1976...

Kuala Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange

Kuala Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange (Malaysia)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...Lumpur Options and Financial Futures Exchange ( KLOFFE ) (Malaysia) . 20th Floor, Pernas International, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur (tel. 60 (0) 3 244 6423; fax 60 (0) 3 241...

Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Bilbao

Sociedad Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Bilbao (Spain)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...Rectora de la Bolsa de Valores de Bilbao (Spain) . José Ma Olabarri 1, ES-48001 Bilbao (tel. 34 4 423 74 00; fax 34 4 424 46 20...

Standard and Poor's 100 Stock Index

Standard and Poor's 100 Stock Index (Equities, USA)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...and Poor's 100 Stock Index ( S & P 100 ) (Equities, USA) . A broad market index of 100 common stocks made up of 40 companies involved in finance, 20 transport, and 40...

tax sparing

tax sparing   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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..., thus enabling lenders to offer narrow (sometimes negative) margins over the reference rate . Lenders receive two sets of tax credits. It works as follows. Assuming a 20% withholding tax rate in country A and a 30% tax rate for the banks: Interest on loan 100 Grossing up amount at 20%  20   Subtotal 120 Less cost of funds  90 Taxable profit  30 Tax at 30%  10 Credit for withholding tax  20 Net gain  10 The bank has ended up with a tax credit of 10. Note that timing differences on the credit and tax payments by the bank may reduce the net...

term structure of volatility

term structure of volatility   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...longer periods having less volatility than shorter ones, with the short period volatility tending to move back towards the longer term average. Term Structure Of Volatility Months £/$ $/DM $/Sfr. $/yen DM/yen £/DM  1 10.30 14.30 16.20 13.10 11.50 12.00  3 10.80 13.90 15.50 13.20 11.60 10.90  6 11.20 13.00 14.30 13.20 11.50 10.20 12 11.55 12.70 13.80 13.35 11.40...

Australian Financial Futures Market

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...Financial Futures Market ( AFFM ) (Australia) . A division of the Australian Stock Exchange. 20 Bond Street, Sydney, NSW 2000 (tel. 61 (0) 2 227 0000; fax 61 (0) 2 251 5525). Established in 1976...

New York Futures Exchange

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The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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...York Futures Exchange ( NYFE ) (US) . 20 Broad Street, New York, NY 10005 (tel. 1 212 656 4949; fax 1 212 656 2925). A part of the New York Stock Exchange opened in 1980...

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