risk capital


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Senior equities executives including Brian Levine were convinced that Goldman should stick to its historic strength of wielding risk capital for clients, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Hugh Son, Bloomberg.com, "Wall Street’s Big Banks Are Waging an All-Out Technological Arms Race," 5 Apr. 2018 Access to risk capital for startups, including through crowdfunding, is no longer limited to the two coasts. The Economist, "American entrepreneurship is flourishing, if you know where to look," 30 Sep. 2017 Some major central banks don’t have the same room to lower rates without risking capital outflows. Saumya Vaishampayan, WSJ, "Why Policy Easing—Not Tightening—Tops Agenda for Some Central Banks," 25 Aug. 2017

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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