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Financial terms in "Banking"

1. Jumbo CD

2. promotional

3. profit-taker

4. claims department

5. staff training

6. Euro Overnight Index Average

7. Building Societies Association

8. multilateral netting system (MNS)

9. customs entry point

10. period of qualification

11. counselling

12. compensatory financing

13. FED Pass

14. neglected

15. option to purchase

16. institutional financing

17. United Nations

18. foreign official dollar reserves (FRODOR)

19. Moody's Investors Service

20. cum coupon

21. IBRD

22. pattern of trade

23. related

24. spouse

25. subtract

26. industrial injury

27. Double

28. unitary thrift

29. prospective P/E ratio

30. overgeared

31. dud cheque

32. agreed price

33. CAT standards

34. general insurance

35. computer bureau

36. discharge in bankruptcy

37. Eurodollar floating-rate certificate of deposit

38. state-controlled

39. lending facility

40. regulate

41. heading

42. hold on

43. slip-up

44. budget account

45. price differential

46. reassure

47. Asian monetary unit

48. recommended retail price

49. punt

50. Fedwire

51. operational gearing

52. outside

53. stagnate

54. workspace

55. certified accountant

56. franc

57. limited service bank

58. Companies Registration Office

59. inject

60. Export Credit Guarantee Department

61. immediate credit

62. dealing

63. sterling silver

64. ballot paper

65. receiving order

66. batch number

67. brisk

68. unbanked

69. gross premium

70. actual price

71. tax deposit certificate

72. variable redemption bond

73. retail service provider

74. service cost centre

75. internal trade

76. excess liquidity

77. savings club

78. sales department

79. wall of money

80. pay off

81. amount paid up

82. associate director

83. cash balance

84. Certified Consumer Debt Specialist (CCDS)

85. quote-driven system

86. institutional buyout

87. 3-6-3 rule

88. assure

89. go private

90. variable rate

91. random check

92. rock bottom

93. FIMBRA

94. member's agent

95. Qualifying Period

96. European

97. Unanimous

98. FIRREA

99. time and motion expert

100. pessimistic

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Hacker

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Nowadays the word hacker commmonly refers to a person who breaks into or 'hacks' into the secure computer systems of an organization, especially websites and online systems, using online connection, often just as a technical challenge, or potentially with intent to steal, destroy, vandalise information, websites, etc. Originally however the terms hack and hacker referred to a person who enjoyed exploring and experimenting - perfectly legitimately and legally - with computer code and related computing systems, out of curiosity or for purposes of technical challenge and improvement, discovery, etc. This is an example of how language and meanings evolve over time, particularly when a term becomes distorted for dramatic effect by mass media. Be aware in this case therefore, that some people - especially original 'old-school' hackers and computer code enthusiasts could be offended and unjustly maligned by the criminal implication of the common illicit hacking interpretation. Incidentally among coding enthusiasts the original technical term for a criminal 'hacker' was a 'cracker'. (Thanks to Vit Kavan, an 'old-school' hacker, for help in for clarifying this entry.)

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