STRAW MAN is a weak or imaginary opposition (as an argument or adversary) set up only to be easily confuted. Often done to create an environment for brainstorming from a certain starting point.
INDIVIDUAL INVESTOR is a person that buys or sells securities for his/her own account. The individual investor is also called a retail investor or retail shareholder.
YANKEE CD is a Certificate of Deposit issued in the United States through the branch of a foreign bank, but denominated in U.S. dollars.
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