Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

Definition:

U.S. Treasury office that collects and analyzes information about financial transactions to combat money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes.

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Short squeeze

When a lack of supply tends to force prices upward. In particular, when prices of a stock or commodity futures contracts start to move up sharply and many traders with short positions are forced to... Read More

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