Checking Account

Definition:

A deposit account held with a financial institution that allows for withdrawals through checks, automated teller machines, or debit cards. Typically pays no interest or lower interest rate as compared to Savings account

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Shakeout

A dramatic change in market conditions that forces speculators to sell their positions, often at a loss.

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