Bank Wire

Business / Finance / Bank Wire: A computer message system linking major banks. It is used not for effecting payments, but as a mechanism to advise the receiving bank of some action that has occurred, e.g., the payment by a customer of funds into that bank's account.

Neutral Wire

Business / Construction / Neutral Wire: Usually color-coded white, this carries electricity from an outlet back to the service panel. Also see hot wire and ground. MORE

Nonbank Banks

Business / Taxes / Nonbank Banks: Nonbank banks, also called limited-service banks, offer some but not all of the services of a traditional commercial bank. They're typically owned by companies, including insurance companies, brokerag MORE

Paid Leave Bank

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Paid Leave Bank: A benefit program granting employees a bank consisting of a specific number of paid days that can be used for absences related to sickness, vacation or personal reasons. MORE

National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB)

Health / Health Insurance / National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB): A database maintained by the federal government that contains information on physicians and other medical practitioners against whom medical malpractice claims have been settled or other disciplinary MORE

National Bank For Cooperatives (Cobank)

Business / Agriculture / National Bank For Cooperatives (Cobank): An institution of the Farm Credit System that provides financial services to approximately 2,000 agricultural cooperatives, rural utility systems, Farm Credit System associations and other businesses MORE

National Bank

Business / Finance / National Bank: A commercial bank approved by the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency, which is required to be a member of and purchase stocks in the Federal Reserve System. MORE

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