Economics Terms

  1. Section 1231 Property

  2. Section 1237 Capital Gain Opportunity

  3. Section 1244 Stock

  4. Section 1245

  5. Section 1256 Contract

  6. Section 1341 Credit

  7. Section 179

  8. Section 988

  9. Sectoral Reciprocity

  10. Securities Act Of 1933

  11. Securities And Exchange Commission - SEC

  12. Securities Exchange Act Of 1934

  13. Securities Industry Regulatory Authority - SIRA

  14. Securities Investor Protection Corporation - SIPC

  15. Securities Subsidiary

  16. Security Market Line - SML

  17. Seed Stock

  18. Segregated Disclosures

  19. Seigniorage

  20. Select Mortality Table

  21. Self-Interest

  22. Semi-Variable Cost

  23. Semideviation

  24. Semivariance

  25. Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices (SOSLP)

  26. Sensitivity Analysis

  27. Sequestration

  28. Serial Correlation

  29. Severance Tax

  30. Shadow Open Market Committee - SOMC

  31. Shadow Rating

  32. Shapley Value

  33. Shared National Credit Program

  34. Sheriff's Sales

  35. Sherman Antitrust Act

  36. Shipping Certificate

  37. Shock Absorber

  38. Shock Therapy

  39. Short Run

  40. Short-Term Paper

  41. Shortage

  42. Shovel Ready

  43. Shovel-Ready

  44. Shutdown Point

  45. Sight Draft

  46. Silver Thursday

  47. Simon Kuznets

  48. Simple Random Sample

  49. Sin Tax

  50. Sine Wave

  51. Singapore Interbank Offered Rate - SIBOR

  52. Single Filer

  53. Sixteenth Amendment

  54. Skewness

  55. Skilled Labor

  56. SKK (Slovak Koruna)

  57. Slow Loan

  58. Sluggish Economy

  59. Slumburbs

  60. Slump

  61. Slush Fund

  62. Small And Midsize Enterprises - SME

  63. Smokestack Industry

  64. Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act

  65. Social Choice Theory

  66. Social Economics

  67. Social Sciences

  68. Social Security

  69. Social Security Number - SSN

  70. Social Security Tax

  71. Socialism

  72. Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications - SWIFT

  73. Socionomics

  74. Soft Commodity

  75. Soft Economic Moat

  76. Soft Landing

  77. Soft Loan

  78. Soft Money

  79. Soft Patch

  80. Solidarity Tax

  81. Solow Residual

  82. Solutionary

  83. Solvency Capital Requirement

  84. South African Reserve Bank

  85. South Sea Bubble

  86. Sovereign Bond

  87. Sovereign Credit Rating

  88. Sovereign Debt

  89. Sovereign Default

  90. Sovereign Fund Of Brazil

  91. Sovereign Risk

  92. Special Administrative Region - SAR

  93. Special Assessment Tax

  94. Special Drawing Rights - SDR

  95. Special Economic Zone - SEZ

  96. Special Purchase and Resale Agreement - SPRA

  97. Special Revenue Fund

  98. Specified Investment Flow-Through Tax - SIFT

  99. Speculative Bubble

  100. Splash Crash

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