International finance, also known as international macroeconomics, refers to a branch of financial economics that deals with monetary systems and economics that surpass national borders. This field focuses on global capi... More »

Household Finance Corporation was purchased as part of Household International Incorporated on March 28, 2003, by HSBC Holdings, PLC. The company merged with Household International Inc. in December 2004, and the merged ... More »

As of July 2015, HSBC Holdings is comprised of 19 principal regional subsidiaries. These include HSBC Bank in the United Kingdom, HSBC Bank USA and HSBC Bank Canada in North America, and the company's namesake Asian Paci... More »

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Economist John Maynard Keynes made many contributions to the field of macroeconomics including his inflation theory, stance against Say's Law, unemployment thoughts, borrowing during the recession theory, belief in gover... More »

The two major divisions of economics are macroeconomics and microeconomics. Macroeconomics is the branch of economics that deals with the behavior of an entire community or country, and microeconomics is the branch of ec... More »

According to textbook publisher Pearson Prentice Hall, the definition of descriptive economics is the branch of economics tasked with gathering data about the economy. Economists present this data as positive facts, whic... More »

Economics is closely related to the other social sciences, particularly politics, sociology (because some academics argue that economics is in fact a branch of sociology) and ethics; there are also strong connections wit... More »