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Finance

A discipline concerned with determining value and making decisions. The finance function allocates resources, including the acquiring, investing, and managing of resources.

Finance

The study of money and how it is used. Finance considers the relationship of money to time and risk. One of the main subsets of finance is the study of credit and banking, as this involves money, time, and risk all together. Finance may deal with personal or corporate issues, such as how will an individual or company acquires the money needed to perform a certain act.
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The ACCC also noted that if the merged entity were to increase bailment rates and/or decrease POS commissions, this would provide an incentive for other providers, including manufacturer aligned financiers such as Toyota Finance and Nissan Finance, to begin to compete for the business of unaffiliated dealerships, Mr Sims said.
Education is the best way to give people in developing countries hope, American financier and philanthropist Catherine B.
Photo: President Clinton explains about visits from James Riady, the Indonesian financier who is at the center of inquiries about the influence of foreign money on policy.
Fugitive Italian financier Giancarlo Parretti's flight to Italy just days before his scheduled sentencing for perjury and evidence tampering didn't violate his bail agreement, his lawyer said Saturday.
Si la banque centrale continue a gerer avec prudence notre depot financier, elle conservera sa bonne sante en 2015.
L'economie egyptienne a reussi a drainer dans le pays lors de l'exercice financier 2009-2010 des investissements etrangers directs se chiffrant a pres de 6,8 milliards de dollars, a annonce hier dimanche un communique publie par le ministere de l'Investissement, en s'appuyant sur des donnees de principe sur la balance des paiements, rendues publiques par la Banque centrale d'Egytpe.
A Wall Street financier named Joseph Meehan nicknamed her ``Wheels,'' said biographer Sally Bedell Smith, in tribute to Harriman's ability to always have her wheels turning, planning ahead for her next move, her next change of image.
L'experience reussie du centre financier du Luxembourg a rayonner tant au niveau europeen qu'international n'est pas sans inspirer et nourrir le developpement de CFC en tant que hub regional et porte d'entree en Afrique, a-t-il estime.
Summary: Le PDG de la Bourse du Caire, Dr Mohamed Omrane, s'est entretenu avec l'ambassadrice americaine, An Patterson, dans le cadre de l'interet qu'accorde Washington aux evolutions du marche financier en Egypte.
Fiorini, 60, who with financier Giancarlo Parretti controlled major entertainment companies in the 1990s, has agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy, securities fraud and filing false reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Transcripts of the wiretap surveillance of Corcoran (conducted by the Truman administration from 1945 to 1947) show how Fortas teamed up with him to work the squeeze play on a financier trying to avoid prosecution for draft evasion.