Economics Terms

  1. Regulation U

  2. Regulation V

  3. Regulation W

  4. Regulation X

  5. Regulation Y

  6. Regulation Z

  7. Regulatory Accounting Principles - RAP

  8. Regulatory Arbitrage

  9. Regulatory Risk

  10. Reinhard Selten

  11. Relapse Rate

  12. Remote Disbursement

  13. Rent Ceiling

  14. Rent Regulation

  15. Rent-Seeking

  16. Repo 105

  17. Representative Sample

  18. Repudiation

  19. Required Rate Of Return - RRR

  20. Rescaled Range Analysis

  21. Research Analyst

  22. Reservable Deposit

  23. Reserve Assets

  24. Reserve Bank of Australia

  25. Reserve Bank Of India - RBI

  26. Reserve Bank Of New Zealand

  27. Reserve City Bank

  28. Reserve Currency

  29. Reserve Ratio

  30. Reserve Requirements

  31. Reserve Tranche

  32. Reserve-Replacement Ratio

  33. Reset Margin

  34. Resident Alien

  35. Residual Standard Deviation

  36. Residual Sum Of Squares - RSS

  37. Resolution Funding Corporation - REFCORP

  38. Resource Curse

  39. Response Lag

  40. Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer - RFED

  41. Retention Tax

  42. Revealed Preference

  43. Revenue Act Of 1862

  44. Revenue Agent

  45. Revenue Officer

  46. Revenue Per Available Seat Mile - RASM

  47. Revenue Ruling

  48. Revenue Ton Mile

  49. Reykjavik Interbank Offered Rate - REIBOR

  50. RHS Loan

  51. Ricardian Equivalence

  52. Ricardo-Barro Effect

  53. Richmond Manufacturing Index

  54. RICS House Price Balance

  55. Rig Utilization Rate

  56. Risk

  57. Risk Analysis

  58. Risk Measures

  59. Risk Participation

  60. Risk-Adjusted Return

  61. Risk-Based Capital Requirement

  62. Risk-Based Deposit Insurance

  63. Risk-On Risk-Off

  64. RiskGrades - RG

  65. Rival Good

  66. Robber Barons

  67. Robert A. Mundell

  68. Robert F. Engle III

  69. Robert J. Aumann

  70. Robinson-Patman Act

  71. Robo-Signer

  72. Robust

  73. Rollover Risk

  74. Ronald H. Coase

  75. Rose-Colored Recession

  76. Rubinomics

  77. Rule 10b-5

  78. Rule Of 70

  79. Rule Of 72

  80. Runs Test

  81. Rural Housing Service - RHS

  82. Rust Belt

  83. Rust Bowl

  84. Sacrifice Ratio

  85. Salad Oil Scandal

  86. Sale and Repurchase Agreement - SRA

  87. Sales Price Variance

  88. Sales Tax

  89. Same-Day Funds

  90. Sample

  91. Sample Selection Bias

  92. Sampling

  93. Sampling Distribution

  94. Sampling Error

  95. Sanford J. Grossman

  96. Sarbanes-Oxley Act Of 2002 - SOX

  97. Savings And Loan Crisis - S&L

  98. Say's Law Of Markets

  99. Scarcity Principle

  100. Scattergraph Method

Hot Definitions
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    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.
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    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.
  3. 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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    'TIMP' is an acronym that stands for 'Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico and Philippines.' Similar to BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China), the acronym was coined by and investor/economist to group fast-growing emerging market economies in similar states of economic development.
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