Merchant banking is a type of banking that deals primarily with international financing, underwriting and commercial lending, explains Investopedia. This type of banking provides specialized banking services and generall... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Banks

Merchant wholesalers are intermediaries between manufacturers and retailers. Typically, they purchase bulk quantities of goods from manufacturers and resell them to retailers at a profit. More »

The merchant marine is the fleet of civilian ships that carry goods and passengers during peacetime, but may be called upon to carry supplies during a war or national emergency. As of 2006, the United States Merchant Mar... More » Business & Finance Careers
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Merchant banks in the United States include Murdock Capital, Loeb Partners, U.S. Capital Advisors, HIC Financial and Goldman Sachs' merchant banking division. Most provide not only capital financing, but also financial a... More » Business & Finance Personal Banking Banks

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