Refer to bank officials robotically signing foreclosure documents. This nickname developed after 2007-2009 subprime mortgage crisis as bank officials had to process large numbers of foreclosure affidavits and signed them off without careful review.

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Tactical Asset Allocation (TAA)

Portfolio strategy that allows active departures from the normal asset mix according to specified objective measures of value. Often called active management. It involves forecasting asset returns... Read More

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