Behavioral finance

Definition:

An important subfield of finance. Behavioral finances uses insights from the field of pyschology and applies them to the actions of individuals in trading and other financial applications.

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Central Counterparty Clearing House

An organization in European countries that helps facilitate trading done in European derivatives and equities market.

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