Traditional Finance (TradFi)

The term Traditional Finance or TradFi describes our mainstream financial system and institutions contained therein. Institutions include, for example, banks, hedge funds, or brokerage firms. TradFi is characterized by a high degree of centralization, control, and the exclusion of retail investors from many financial services.

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