Economics Terms

  1. Funding Operations

  2. Funds From Operations (FFO) To Total Debt Ratio

  3. Funemployment

  4. Fuzzy Logic

  5. G7 Bond

  6. Gambler's Fallacy

  7. Game Theory

  8. Gamma Pricing Model

  9. Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)

  10. Gas Guzzler Tax

  11. GDP Gap

  12. GDP Price Deflator

  13. General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade

  14. General Agreement On Tariffs And Trade - GATT

  15. General Agreements To Borrow - GAB

  16. General Equilibrium Theory

  17. Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH)

  18. Generalized AutoRegressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity (GARCH) Process

  19. Generational Accounting

  20. Genetically Modified Food (GMF)

  21. Genuine Progress Indicator - GPI

  22. Geographical Labor Mobility

  23. Geographical Pricing

  24. Geometric Mean

  25. George A. Akerlof

  26. Ghetto

  27. Gibson's Paradox

  28. Giffen Good

  29. Gilt-Edged Bond

  30. Gini Index

  31. Ginnie Mae - Government National Mortgage Association - GNMA

  32. GIP

  33. Global Financial Stability Report - GFSR

  34. Global Macro Strategy

  35. Global Recession

  36. Globalization

  37. Glocalization

  38. Gnomes Of Zurich

  39. Go-Around

  40. Goal Seeking

  41. Gold Reserve Act Of 1934

  42. Gold Standard

  43. Gold/Silver Ratio

  44. Golden Rule

  45. Golden Share

  46. Goodness-Of-Fit

  47. Goods and Services Tax - GST

  48. Gorilla

  49. Government Accountability Office - GAO

  50. Government Accounting Standards Board - GASB

  51. Government Actuary

  52. Government Bond

  53. Government Broker

  54. Government Depository

  55. Government Grant

  56. Government Investment Unit - Indonesia

  57. Government Of Singapore Investment Corporation - GIC

  58. Government Paper

  59. Government Pension Fund (Norway)

  60. Government Purchases

  61. Government Securities Clearing Corporation - GSCC

  62. Government Security

  63. Government Shutdown

  64. Government-Owned Property

  65. Government-Sponsored Enterprise - GSE

  66. Government-Sponsored Retirement Arrangement - GSRA

  67. Government-Wide Acquisition Contract - GWAC

  68. Grain Futures Act of 1922

  69. Grandfathered Bond

  70. Grandfathered Health Plan

  71. Grant-In-Aid

  72. Great Depression

  73. Great Leap Forward

  74. Green Card

  75. Green Economics

  76. Green Levy

  77. Green Shoots

  78. Greenspan Put

  79. Grey Swan

  80. Gross Domestic Income - GDI

  81. Gross Domestic Product - GDP

  82. Gross National Income (GNI)

  83. Gross National Product (GNP) Deflator

  84. Gross National Product - GNP

  85. Gross Production Tax

  86. Group of 11 - G11

  87. Group Of 24 - G-24

  88. Group of 77

  89. Group of Eight - G-8

  90. Group Of Seven - G-7

  91. Group of Ten - G10

  92. Group Of Twenty - G-20

  93. Growth Accounting

  94. Growth Curve

  95. Growth Rates

  96. Growth Recession

  97. Gulf Tiger

  98. Guns And Butter Curve

  99. Hacktivism

  100. Halloween Massacre

Hot Definitions
  1. Amplitude

    The difference in price from the midpoint of a trough to the midpoint of a peak of a security. Amplitude is positive when calculating a bullish retracement (when calculating from trough to peak) and negative when calculating a bearish retracement (when calculating from peak to trough).
  2. Ascending Triangle

    A bullish chart pattern used in technical analysis that is easily recognizable by the distinct shape created by two trendlines. In an ascending triangle, one trendline is drawn horizontally at a level that has historically prevented the price from heading higher, while the second trendline connects a series of increasing troughs.
  3. National Best Bid and Offer - NBBO

    A term applying to the SEC requirement that brokers must guarantee customers the best available ask price when they buy securities and the best available bid price when they sell securities.
  4. Maintenance Margin

    The minimum amount of equity that must be maintained in a margin account. In the context of the NYSE and FINRA, after an investor has bought securities on margin, the minimum required level of margin is 25% of the total market value of the securities in the margin account.
  5. Leased Bank Guarantee

    A bank guarantee that is leased to a third party for a specific fee. The issuing bank will conduct due diligence on the creditworthiness of the customer looking to secure a bank guarantee, then lease a guarantee to that customer for a set amount of money and over a set period of time, typically less than two years.
  6. Degree Of Financial Leverage - DFL

    A ratio that measures the sensitivity of a company’s earnings per share (EPS) to fluctuations in its operating income, as a result of changes in its capital structure. Degree of Financial Leverage (DFL) measures the percentage change in EPS for a unit change in earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT).
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