Office of Financial Research


The office created within the Department of Treasury to manage data in an evolving financial industry. Under Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the office will set standards for financial reporting and improve the quality of data that supervisors and other market participants use to manage risk.

Investing Essentials

Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

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Tenants by Entireties (TEN ENT)

Joint ownership of property or securities by a husband and wife where, upon the death of one, the property goes to the survivor.

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