Browsing Category "Finance"
17 Oct

History of Homeowners Insurance

When people talk about homeowners insurance, they typically want to know how much homeowners insurance costs or how to get it. A basic homeowners insurance policy does not cover every disaster that may occur in your home. For instance, damage […]

5 Dec

History of Options Trading

Wall Street may now be the bastion of the trading world, but it’s not always been that way. What’s more, it may not be that way forever. Through a combination of history and innovation, options trading has evolved over the last […]

History of the National Debt

A country’s national debt is the money owed by the government to third parties. When a country runs for consecutive years at a deficit (which means it is spending more money than it is earning), the debt grows and has […]

History of International Monetary Fund

The economic crisis that the world is experiencing today is nothing compared to the Great Depression experienced in the 1930s, an economic depression that served as the basis of the establishment of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). During this time […]

History of Bank of America

Bank of America is the largest bank in the United States in terms of assets (and among the largest banks in terms of market capitalization). It originated in California and expanded – through organic growth and mergers – to become […]

12 May

History of DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average)

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of America’s oldest stock market indexes and lists 30 companies that together are held representative of the health of the industrial stocks, and allows investors to chart the progress of individual stocks […]

12 May

History of Electronic Money

Electronic money is a fairly recent invention in the history of money and commerce, and typically means that currency with real value, which you can trade fx with VT markets in France and be exchanged for traditional cash, is instead entirely […]