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Government Broker
GEMM: Government Broker in the U.K.
International Commodities Clearing House (ICCH) Definition
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Working Tax Credit (WTC) Definition
What Is a Drop-Dead Fee?
Endowment Loan: A mortgage that permits borrowers to pay the principal at the end of the loan term.
Endowment Loan Definition
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Inland Revenue: What It Is, How It Works
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Lottery Bond: What it is and How it Works
Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA)
Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) Definition
Rishi Sunak speaks during final Tory leadership campaigning
Who Is Rishi Sunak?
Lakshmi Mittal
Lakshmi Mittal: Early Life, Accomplishments, Philanthropy
Gilt Fund: What it Means and how it Works
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Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS): Meaning, Qualification
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Personal Equity Plan (PEP): What It Is and How It Works
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National Insurance Contribution (NIC) Overview
HM Revenue & Customs: Tax Authority of the United Kingdom
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How Unilever Makes Money
Pay As You Earn (PAYE)
Pay As You Earn (PAYE): Definition and Examples
Who Are Tesco's Main Competitors?
Top 3 ETFs That Short the FTSE 100
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Building Society in Banking: Meaning and Examples
The Bank of England in London.
Gilt-Edged Securities: Definition, History, and Current Uses
What Is Sterling Overnight Interbank Average (SONIA) Rate?
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What Are Some Examples of a Value-Added Tax (VAT)?
JP Morgan
7 Companies Owned by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Retail Price Index (RPI): What It Is and How It's Used
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS)
Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) Definition
Durham University Business School
Durham University Business School Definition
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Fast Market Rule Definition
Saïd Business School (SBS)
Saïd Business School (SBS) Definition
Manchester Business School (MBS)
Manchester Business School (MBS) Definition
Brexodus: What It Is and Its Effects on the British Economy
Cambridge Judge Business School
Cambridge Judge Business School Definition
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Additional Personal Allowance Definition
Association of British Insurers (ABI)
Association of British Insurers (ABI)
Gazunder Definition
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) Definition
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British Bankers Association (BBA): Meaning, Responsibilities
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London Interbank Bid Rate (Libid): What It Is, How It Works
Members of the British royal family at Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral
How Wealthy Is the British Royal Family?
Confederation Of British Industry (Cbi): What It Is, How It Works
Britcoin: The Digital Pound
A man uses a Santander cashpoint
High Street Bank: What it is, How it Works
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Bursary Award: What it Means, How it Works
Westminster Palace
Big Bang: Meaning, History, Consequences
London Stock Exchange Paternoster Square
Footsie (FTSE): What it Means and How it Works
A trader's computer screen is displayed as financial professional work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the closing bell, May 15, 2017 in New York City. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 85 points at close on Monday, in addition to record setting days by the Nasdaq and S&P 500.
CFD vs. Spread Betting: What's the Difference?
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Financial Conduct Authority (FCA): The UK's Financial Regulator
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Comparing Master's Degrees in the U.S. vs. the U.K.
Traders discussing stock prices
Bed and Breakfast Deal: Definition, How It Works, and Example
United Kingdom and European Union Jigsaw Puzzle, Illustration
The Key Players in Brexit
Pound coins and bank notes
The Best Times to Trade the British Pound (GBP)
Close up of the Back of a New British Twenty Pound Note showing Adam Smith's head.
Economic Reports That Affect the British Pound
How to Start a Hedge Fund in the U.K.
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Financial Services Authority (FSA): What It Was, What Replaced It
British pound banknotes
GBP/USD (British Pound/U.S. Dollar): Definition and Calculation
How London Became the World’s Financial Hub
BP logo near the top of the BP Exploration Alaska headquarters.
The Top 5 Companies Owned by British Petroleum
How to Retire in the U.K. as an American
Why the U.K. Doesn't Use the Euro
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The Economy of the United Kingdom