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Nafta North American Free Trade Agreement
The North American Free Trade Agreement  between the US, Canada and Mexico came into force in January 1994. Nafta eliminated tariffs ...
naked option
When the seller of an option does not have the corresponding position in the underlying security. Issuing a call option without having a ...
naked short selling
The practice of seeking to profit from an expected fall in the price of an asset by selling shares you do not own without borrowing, or ...
NAMA
Nama is an abbreviation for the National Asset Management Agency.  In 2009, the Irish government set up this bad bank to take over ...
name-your-own-price
This is an innovative pricing concept where customers have the possibility of paying any price they wish, even nothing, ...
narrow framing
In finance, an investor is said to suffer from narrow framing if he seems to make investment decisions without considering the context of ...
narrow market
An inactive, illiquid market that is relatively volatile because of each trade has a big impact on prices. Also called thin market.
NASDAQ
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation System. A major US stock market owned by the National Association of ...
national debt
A government's total outstanding debt - effectively what the government still owes from the budget deficits accumulated over time. Every ...
national healthcare insurance exchange
This is the centerpiece of the Democratic (US) healthcare reforms in which newly subsidised Americans – those with no or inadequate ...
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