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Mutual funds are financial institutions that lend the funds that savers provide to borrowers true or false
Mutual funds are financial institutions that lend the funds that savers provide to borrowers. This is FALSE. The correct term is financial intermediary.
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Weegy: Mutual funds are financial institutions that lend the funds that savers provide to borrowers. This is FALSE. The correct term is financial intermediary.
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User: Saving is necessary for a. a traditional economy. c. financial assets. b. a command economy. d. capital formation.

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