Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA)


Legislation that established the Office of Thrift Supervision, which was created in the wake of the savings and loan crisis of the late 1980s.

Investing Essentials

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Term of the Day


Order ticket that shows the stock, price, number of shares, type, and account of the order. Origin: Practice of placing the ticket on a metal spike upon execution or cancellation. Spike is also a... Read More

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