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repo

repo  n.— «Regulators also are monitoring repurchase agreements, also known as repos, which banks use for short-term financing. In a common arrangement known as tri-party repo, one bank lends money to another bank, which offers securities...

positive jaws

positive jaws  n.— «Wilson HTM banking guru Brett LeMesurier notes the “positive jaws”—bankers” parlance for income growth exceeding expense growth—were sadly lacking. “Not only are the jaws shut, there now seems to be overbite,” he...

yard

yard  n.— «In broker speak, a bank might ask for a “yard”—one billion in a designated currency.» —“To hide desperation for cash, banks may be falsifying interest rate reports” by Carrick Mollenkamp Wall...

twuncing

twuncing  n.— «The growing practice—known as twuncing (two [or more] walkers using non-essential cars)—involves walkers driving two cars to the end point of their walk, and then riding together in one car to the starting point. After the...

helicopter money

helicopter money  n.— «it’s time to think about so-called “helicopter money.” While most people understandably worry primarily about the US housing market, the real threat to our economic security is now coming from the...

mattressing

mattressing  n.— «In the leaked testimony, Mr Kerviel even spoke of a technique called “mattressing,” the term used by other traders and managers at the bank to hide their results.» —“Custom and practice, or a man with a lot to...

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