Security and Exchange Commission In the aftermath of the Great 1929 stock market crash, the US government passed the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which created the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) with the...
Bank of England Eight-oldest bank in the world as founded in 1694, the Bank of England (BoE) began as a private bank that would act as a banker to the Government. The Bank was nationalized in 1946 which gave the...
Together with Standard & Poor’s and Fitch, Moody’s comprises the Big Three credit rating agencies. Moody’s Corporation is a financial service holding company of Moody’s Investment Service and Moody’s Analytics. It was founded by John Moody in 1909 in...

OECD

After World War II as part of the framework of the Marshall Plan to rebuild Western Europe the Organization for European Economic Co-operation (OEEC) was established in 1948. Headquartered in the Chateau de la Muette in Paris, it aimed...
Commodity Channel Index was firstly introduced by Donald Lambert in 1980. Initially, he wanted to analyze and confirm the cyclical turns in commodities. However, the indicator proved to be versatile and applicable to other asset classes. CCI is a momentum-based...
Currency exchange dates back from ancient times when traders exchanged coins originating from different countries. Silver and gold coins were used and valued based on their weights and their size. In the Roman empire, the government held a monopoly...

LIBOR

LIBOR stands for London Interbank Offered Rate and serves as a globally accepted key benchmark for short-term interest rate indicating borrowing costs between banks. It is produced for five currencies (CHF, EUR, GBP, JPY and USD) and seven tenors...
Correlation is a statistical measure of a degree to which two assets are linked and move in relation to one another. The correlation coefficient is the number which shows the strength of the relationship between the movements of two...
Momentum is the phenomenon that was empirically proved to exist in price movements. Momentum explains that stocks that have been recently performing well (winners) will continue to outperform and the stock that has been underperforming (losers) will continue to...

Bonds

Bonds are fixed-income instruments in which the issuer pays interest to the holder of the bond and repays the principal at the maturity date. Interest is usually paid annually, semiannually, or monthly. A bond can be resold in the...

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