Initially used in reference to fraudulent brokerages set up with the purpose of offloading unwanted securities of the firm’s owners, the term is now synonymous with companies that employ high-pressure selling tactics while also misrepresenting the products that they offer.
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U.S. President Richard Nixon is credited with enabling a free-floating currency system after ending the Bretton Woods Accord.
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"Risk Aversion" - The reluctance or unwillingness to take what are considered to be risky positions.
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