Tier 1 and Tier 2

Definition:

Descriptions of the capital adequacy of banks. Tier 1 refers to core capital while Tier 2 refers to items such as undisclosed resources.

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Presidential election cycle theory

A theory that stock market trends can be predicted and explained by the four-year presidential election cycle.

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