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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

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2001 USA Patriot Act


Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism. Youch, what an acronym. This was a series of laws enacted after 9/11 to prevent terrorists from laundering money and using the stock market to fund their illegal activities.