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Economic Definition of investment banking. Defined.

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Term investment banking Definition: The process of wholesaling newly issued government securities, corporate stocks, bonds, and similar financial assets by purchasing large blocks and reselling them in smaller units to the public. In essence, investment banks "underwrite" stocks and bonds when they're first issued by guaranteeing to sell them at a pre-set price.


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