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The Nielsen Company is a global provider of market research and analyses of media and viewer interactions. read more
The Andersen Effect is a reference to auditors performing more careful due diligence when auditing companies in order to prevent accounting errors. read more
Apple Pay is a contactless payments system created by Apple and in use by over 440 million customers. read more
Baby Berkshire is the 50:1 stock split after the market closed on January 20th, 2010, by Berkshire Hathaway Class B shares. read more
Baidu is the dominant Chinese internet search engine company, offering many of the same features and services as Google. read more
Bear Stearns was an investment bank that collapsed during the subprime mortgage crisis in 2008. Read what happened after the Bear Stearns bailout. read more
What Is the Big Six Banks?
The big six banks is a term used in Canada to describe the National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank, the Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, the Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank), and Toronto Dominion Bank (TD). read more
Bre-X Minerals Ltd.
Bre-X Minerals Ltd., often referred to simply as Bre-X, was a Canadian gold mining company which infamously defrauded investors. read more