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  • Quantitative Easing: CNBC Explains Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 12:09 PM ET

    How does QE differ from normal federal reserve open market operations? Also, how does US quantitative easing differ from Japan’s quantitative easing program? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains the finer points of quantitative easing.

  • Quantitative Trading: CNBC Explains Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    Investors have a lot of tools and strategies to use when it comes to playing the market.One of them is called quantitative trading. CNBC explains.

  • Reading Options Quotes: CNBC Explains Friday, 3 Jun 2011 | 10:46 AM ET

    For many sophisticated investors, trading options is a routine practice that can be hugely profitable, but retail investors can also transact options contracts on the open market.

  • Real vs. Nominal Returns: CNBC Explains Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 2:43 PM ET

    The general rule in economics is that the value of money today will not be equal to the same amount of money in the future. Also known as the time value of money.

  • Recession: CNBC Explains Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 | 12:52 PM ET

    The  U.S. economy has suffered through many recessions in its history. But just what is a recession and how do they come about?  Here are the details in this CNBC explains.

  • REO: CNBC Explains Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 1:37 PM ET
    The yard around a foreclosed home is maintained by a bank-hired worker in Miami.

    The term is short for Other Real Estate Owned (OREO), but that may be too confusing with the cookie.

  • Roadshow: CNBC Explains Thursday, 27 Oct 2011 | 4:01 PM ET

    If a company that's privately owned wants to go public and offer investors the chance to buy securities in the firm, one of the first things they do is something called a 'Roadshow.' CNBC Explains.

  • NYSE invokes Rule 48...yet again Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 9:10 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Little-used SEC Rule 48 is suddenly a buzz word as the stock market correction has led to wild trading—and the need to control it.

  • Russia’s doping scandal: What you need to know Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 7:36 AM ET
    WADA's independent commission has recommended sanctions against Russian runner Anastasiya Bazdyreva (L) as part of its report on doping in Russian athletics.

    CNBC breaks down what Russia’s scandal means for its reputation and the world of track and field sports.

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