Economics Terms

  1. Industrial Revolution

  2. Inelastic

  3. Infant-Industry Theory

  4. Infectious Greed

  5. Inferior Good

  6. Inflation

  7. Inflation Accounting

  8. Inflation Hedge

  9. Inflation Protected

  10. Inflation Targeting

  11. Inflation-Adjusted Return

  12. Inflation-Indexed Security

  13. Inflationary Gap

  14. Inflationary Psychology

  15. Inflationary Risk

  16. Information Coefficient - IC

  17. Information Ratio - IR

  18. Infrastructure

  19. Infrastructure Trust

  20. Initial Claims

  21. Initial Margin

  22. Inland Bill Of Lading

  23. Innocent-Spouse Rule

  24. Input-Output Analysis

  25. Insolvency

  26. Insourcing

  27. Institutional Investor Index

  28. Instrumentality

  29. Insurance Company Credit Rating

  30. Insurance Industry ETF

  31. Interbank Rate

  32. Interdistrict Settlement Account

  33. Interest Equalization Tax

  34. Interest Rate

  35. Interest Rate Index

  36. Interest Rate Risk

  37. Intermediate Good

  38. Intermediate Targets

  39. Intermodal Freight

  40. Internal Revenue Code - IRC

  41. Internal Revenue Service - IRS

  42. International Bank Of Reconstruction And Development - IBRD

  43. International Banking Facility - IBF

  44. International Bond

  45. International Chamber Of Commerce - ICC

  46. International Commerce

  47. International ETF

  48. International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement - IFEMA

  49. International Labor Organization - ILO

  50. International Maritime Organization - IMO

  51. International Monetary Fund - IMF

  52. International Organization Of Securities Commissions - IOSCO

  53. International Poverty Line

  54. International Reserves

  55. Internet Bubble

  56. Interstate Commerce Commission - ICC

  57. Intertemporal Equilibrium

  58. Inverse Correlation

  59. Inverted Yield Curve

  60. Investment Climate

  61. Investment Counsel Association Of America - ICAA

  62. Investment Farm

  63. Investment Grade

  64. Investment Multiplier

  65. Investor Protection Act

  66. Invisible Hand

  67. Involuntary Bankruptcy

  68. Involuntary Conversion

  69. IQD

  70. IQD (Iraqi Dinar)

  71. IRR Rule

  72. Irrelevant Cost

  73. IRS Form 8379: Form 8379: Injured Spouse Allocation

  74. IRS Notice 433 - Interest and Penalty Information

  75. IRS Publication 1

  76. IRS Publication 1244: Employee's Daily Record of Tips and Report to Employer

  77. IRS Publication 15 - Employer's Tax Guide

  78. IRS Publication 15-A - Employer's Supplemental Tax Guide

  79. IRS Publication 15-B - Employer's Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits

  80. IRS Publication 17

  81. IRS Publication 225 - Farmer's Tax Guide

  82. IRS Publication 3 - Armed Forces' Tax Guide

  83. IRS Publication 334: Tax Guide For Small Business

  84. IRS Publication 463: Travel, Entertainment, Gift, And Car Expenses

  85. IRS Publication 470: Limited Practice Without Enrollment

  86. IRS Publication 5 - Your Appeal Rights And How To Prepare A Protest If You Don't Agree

  87. IRS Publication 501

  88. IRS Publication 502: Medical And Dental Expenses

  89. IRS Publication 503: Child And Dependent Care Expenses

  90. IRS Publication 504

  91. IRS Publication 505

  92. IRS Publication 509: Tax Calendars

  93. IRS Publication 51

  94. IRS Publication 510

  95. IRS Publication 513

  96. IRS Publication 514

  97. IRS Publication 515

  98. IRS Publication 516 - U.S. Government Civilian Employees Stationed Abroad

  99. IRS Publication 517 - Social Security And Other Information For Members Of The Clergy & Religious Workers

  100. IRS Publication 519 - U.S. Tax Guide For Aliens

Hot Definitions
  1. Cash and Carry Transaction

    A type of transaction in the futures market in which the cash or spot price of a commodity is below the futures contract price. Cash and carry transactions are considered arbitrage transactions.
  2. 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).
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
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