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Savings and loan associations

(S&L), type of financial institution that was originally created to accept savings from private investors and to provide home mortgage services

Siegel, Jeremy J. (1945 - )

1945 Born in Chicago, Illinois. 1967 Received BA in mathematics and economics from Columbia University. 1971 Received PhD in economics from

Open Social capital (Sociology)
Social capital (Sociology)

DEFINITION Social capital is defined by the conjunction of its two terms. 'Social' refers to institutions, organizations, and networks through which

Soros, George (1930 - )

Hungarian-born US financier and philanthropist. He is the head of Soros Fund Management, and famously made over $1 billion from the collapse of

Speculation

practice of engaging in business in order to make quick profits from fluctuations in prices, as opposed to the practice of investing in a productive

Open Stock Exchange
Stock Exchange

organized market for the trading of stocks and bonds (see bond ; stock ). Such markets were originally open to all, but at present only members of the

Open Student loans
Student loans

Student loans are a financial instrument that can be used to borrow money for educational expenses, typically at a postsecondary level, such as

Open subsidy
subsidy

financial assistance granted by a government or philanthropic foundation to a person or association for the purpose of promoting an enterprise