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- Bank failures and rescues : an account of the occurrence , causes and consequences of bank failures, and of methods of dealing with them
- Banking : the system of financial intermediation that provides the principle source of credit to individuals and companies.
- Basel I & Basel II : international banking regulations put forth by the Basel Committee on Bank Supervision of the Bank for International Settlements requiring banks' minimum capital adequacy ratios to be related to the riskiness of their loans.
- Central bank : A government agency that is responsible for monetary policy and the support of the banking system (for example the Federal Reserve Board and the Bank of England). Usually responsible for controlling a country's monetary policy and preserving the value of its currency.
- Crash of 2008 : the international banking crisis that followed the subprime mortgage crisis of 2007.
- Economics : The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
- Euro : The official currency of the European Monetary Union.
- Financial Stability Forum : An international economic group consisting of representatives of national financial authorities including finance ministers, central bankers, and senior members of other financial organisations.
- Financial economics : the economics of investment choices made by individuals and corporations, and their consequences for the economy, .
- Financial system : The interactive system of organisations that serve as intermediaries between lenders and borrowers.
- Gold : Chemical element 79, symbol Au, a lustrous corrosion-resistant precious metal used for money, electronics and jewelry.
- Great Depression : the severe downturn in economic activity that started in 1929 in Germany and the United States and affected many other countries.
- International economics : The study of the patterns and consequences of transactions and interactions between the inhabitants of different countries, including trade, investment and migration.