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1. double hedging

2. Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS)

3. green investing

4. net short

5. value averaging

6. married put and stock

7. peak-to-valley drawdown

8. conservative

9. WACC

10. program

11. Win-Win

12. conversion arbitrage

13. APT

14. investment analyst

15. option strategy

16. buy break

17. qubitrage

18. naked shorting

19. accumulation plan

20. ulcer index (UI)

21. ultimate oscillator

22. Contrarian

23. buy the dips

24. ChFC

25. legging-in

26. Chartered Financial Analyst

27. directional trading

28. Dogs of the Dow

29. diversification

30. risk discount

31. swing trading

32. cost segregation

33. Opportunity Cost

34. currency hedging

35. Benjamin Method

36. short sell

37. allocation

38. stock market rating

39. historical data

40. shorting

41. arbitrage house

42. short and distort

43. double up

44. micro-hedge

45. Short sale

46. wealth management

47. correlation trading

48. buy and hold

49. asset allocation

50. ethical investing

51. structured portfolio strategy

52. market-neutral investing

53. Research

54. market neutral

55. covered arbitrage

56. 100% equities strategy

57. strategic planning

58. conservative growth

59. risk seeking

60. Cartel

61. wash

62. shortfall risk

63. balanced investment strategy

64. cherry picking

65. shorting against the box

66. Du Pont analysis

67. chasing the market

68. defensive stock

69. Fundamental analysis

70. expected return

71. CIC

72. neutral hedge

73. investment boutique small

74. risk tolerance

75. circle of competence

76. Halloween Strategy

77. value investing

78. weighted average cost of capital

79. swing trade

80. stock screening

81. required rate of return

82. Convertible hedge

83. geographic risk

84. statistical arbitrage

85. defensive buy

86. basis trading

87. short call option

88. combination

89. mark to model

90. international arbitrage

91. multiple discriminant analysis

92. January Barometer

93. hard stop

94. hurdle rate

95. seagull option

96. iron condor

97. gamble

98. tactical asset allocation

99. Buffett, Warren

100. aggressive

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Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

Categories: Credit and Debt, Banking,

GLB Act or GLBA. Legislation that, on one hand, allows great freedom to financial institutions in offering a full range of services and, on the other hand, imposes strict controls on how institutions share or disclose personal financial information. Signed into law in 1999 by President Clinton, GLBA repeals the key provisions of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 and the bank holding company Act of 1956 that barred banks from securities trading and insurance business. In its corporate aspect, the act introduces two new organization types - the financial holding company and the financial subsidiary. Under these provisions, banks, insurance companies, securities trading companies, and other types of financial institutions can together exist as one consolidated corporate entity. In its consumer aspect, the GLBA authorizes the states and eight federal agencies to monitor all collectors and holders of personal financial information, and to enforce the financial privacy rule, safeguards rule, and 'pretexting' (obtaining personal information under false pretext) rule. These rules apply also to any entity that offers any type of financial product or service, including brokers, debt collectors, credit counselors, financial advisors, small lenders, and tax-return preparers. The GLBA gives consumers some control over how their financial information is used and disclosed (beyond the purpose for it was collected) via the opt-out provision that lets them choose the option of not divulging this information.

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