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    How does quantitative easing differ from normal federal reserve open market operations?

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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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  • Capitalism has been embraced in the West for generations, transforming how societies worked and lived in the process. However its time may be running out, as politicians and billionaires alike question its relevance in the world we live in today. CNBC's Timothyna Duncan explains from the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.

  • India is one of the world's fastest growing large economies, sometimes being touted as a potential economic and geopolitical counterweight to China. Recently, however, its growth fell to its slowest pace in six years. So what's causing this slowdown, and how can it be reversed? CNBC's Tom Chitty explains.

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    It has been more than three years since U.K. voters said they wanted to leave the European Union. Yet despite being scheduled to depart from the EU in March 2019, Brexit has now been postponed several times. So, what is the hold up? CNBC's Silvia Amaro explains why the process is taking so long.