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Cost Of Funds

Cost Of Funds

Actually, the cost of funds refers to the interest rate charged by the financial institutions for the funds they use in their business. It is one of the most important input costs for a financial institution because, as the funds are used for short-term and long-term lending to borrowers, lower c.....

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Aleutian Islands

Aleutian Islands

The Aleutian Islands (/əˈluːʃən/; Russian: Алеутские острова; Aleut: Unangam Tanaa, literally “Land of the Aleuts”, possibly from Chukchi aliat, “island”), a chain of small islands separating the Bering Sea (north) from the Pacific Ocean’s main part (south). A s.....

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Electroplating – a process of applying a metal coating on another piece of metal

Electroplating – a process of applying a metal coating on another piece of metal

Electroplating is the process of applying a metal coating on another piece of metal (or another conductive surface) through an electro-deposition process. It is a general name for processes that create a metal coating on a solid substrate through the reduction of cations of that metal by means of.....

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Barrel Plating – a form of electroplating

Barrel Plating – a form of electroplating

Barrel plating is a form of electroplating used for plating a high volume of smaller metal objects in one sitting. It is normally used for plating smaller parts and entails placing the objects in a specially constructed vessel, commonly referred to as a barrel. It consists of a non-conductive bar.....

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Downside Risk – a financial risk associated with losses

Downside Risk – a financial risk associated with losses

The downside risk is the financial risk associated with losses. It is an estimation of a security’s potential to suffer a decline in value if the market conditions change or the amount of loss that could be sustained as a result of the decline. That is, it is the risk of the actual return b.....

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Commander Islands, Russia

Commander Islands, Russia

The Commander Islands, also known as the Komandorski Islands, or the Komandorskie Islands (Russian: Командо́рские острова́, Komandorskiye Ostrova) are known for their large colonies of coastal cliff-lined seabirds and large numbers of different marine mammals. The islands are.....

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Happy New Year, Mars! How Old Would You Be If You Lived On The Red Planet?

Happy New Year, Mars! How Old Would You Be If You Lived On The Red Planet?

Happy New Year, Mars!  February 7 was the 36th Martian New Year since we officially started counting how much time we spent on the Red Planet. Time does not go there as it does on earth. To celebrate the New Year, the European Space Agency took this opportunity to share the similarities.....

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Every File The CIA Have On UFOs Has Just Been Released By The Black Vault

Every File The CIA Have On UFOs Has Just Been Released By The Black Vault

In December, Donald Trump signed into law a $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief and government funding bill. It guarantees that the US intelligence service, from the FBI to the CIA, will force Congress to disclose everything about anonymous flying objects (UFOs). Well, these two sentences .....

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Mechanical plating – a coating to a substrate material

Mechanical plating – a coating to a substrate material

Electroplating is a process in which an electric current is used to deposit metal onto a workpiece. Mechanical plating, also known as peen plating, mechanical deposition, or impact plating, is a plating process that imparts the coating by cold welding fine metal particles to a workpiece. In the p.....

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Fossil Fuel Emissions Killed Over 8 Million People In 2018

Fossil Fuel Emissions Killed Over 8 Million People In 2018

A new study has found that 18 percent of all deaths in the world in 2018 caused by exposure to particulate matter from fossil fuel emissions. It said more than eight million people died in 2018 alone from fossil fuel pollution. The research published in Environmental Research. This work nearly do.....

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Astronomers May Have Just Found The First Of A Rare Type Of Supernova In Our Galaxy

Astronomers May Have Just Found The First Of A Rare Type Of Supernova In Our Galaxy

Supernova explosions sow galaxies with the elements necessary for life and act as a tracer revealing the fate of the universe to us. Yet for all their importance, these include some sub-types that we all understand. Probably the most confusing people are those who are known as Type Ax (pronounced.....

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Zynga CEO says he’s on the lookout for more acquisitions

Zynga CEO says he’s on the lookout for more acquisitions

If you are wondering why Zynga issued $8.5 million in convertible notes by the end of 2020, CEO Frank Gibeau said the company was raising funds to build a “war chest” for further acquisitions. “As you know, we’ve been consolidating inside this business for a while and we.....

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