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Financial Markets

FINANCIAL MARKETS, in terms of stock exchanges, are devoted to the buying and selling of financial tools called securities. Merchants first created joint-stock companies during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to spread the risks of sea voyages and explorations carried ...

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