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Banking basics

A recap of a few things you’d think financial professionals ought to know

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One who lends. A kind of creditor, unfancied by the Bard[1]. To borrowers. Under loans. May be a bank, but by no means has to be.

Not to be confused with a stock lender who is not, legally a lender at all.

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  1. “Neither a borrower nor a lender be,
    For loan oft loses both itself and friend,
    And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.” Hamlet, I, iii