Economics Terms

  1. Spotting Clues In Qs

  2. Spurious Correlation

  3. Stability And Growth Pact - SGP

  4. Stabilization Policy

  5. Stable Value Fund

  6. Stagflation

  7. Stagnation

  8. Stamp Duty

  9. Standard & Poor's - S&P

  10. Standard & Poor's 500 Index - S&P 500

  11. Standard & Poor's Underlying Rating - SPURs

  12. Standard Deviation

  13. Standard Error

  14. Standard Of Living

  15. Standard Of Living Bubble

  16. Standardization

  17. Standby Letter of Credit - SLOC

  18. Staple Thesis

  19. State Income Tax

  20. Statement of Financial Accounting Concepts - SFAC

  21. Statement of Financial Accounting Standards - SFAS

  22. Static Gap

  23. Statistical Significance

  24. Statistically Significant

  25. Statistics

  26. Statistics Canada (StatsCan)

  27. Statutory Debt Limit

  28. Stealth Taxes

  29. Stepwise Regression

  30. Sterilization

  31. Sterilized Intervention

  32. Sterling Overnight Interbank Average Rate - SONIA

  33. Sticky Wage Theory

  34. Stimulus Check

  35. Stimulus Package

  36. Stochastic Modeling

  37. Stochastic Volatility - SV

  38. Stock Market Capitalization To GDP Ratio

  39. Stock Market Crash

  40. Stock Market Crash Of 1929

  41. Stock Market Crash Of 1987

  42. Stock Screener

  43. Stockalypse

  44. Stockholm Interbank Offered Rate - STIBOR

  45. Stocky

  46. Store Of Value

  47. Strategic Alliance

  48. Stratified Random Sampling

  49. Structural Adjustment

  50. Structural Unemployment

  51. Stub Quote

  52. Sub-Sovereign Obligation - SSO

  53. Subchapter S (S Corporation)

  54. Subjective Probability

  55. Subjective Theory Of Value

  56. Subprime

  57. Subprime Market

  58. Subprime Meltdown

  59. Subsidy

  60. Sudden Stop

  61. Sugar No.11

  62. Sum Of Squares

  63. Sunk Cost

  64. Sunk Cost Dilemma

  65. Sunspot

  66. Super Currency

  67. Supervisory Capital Assessment Program - SCAP

  68. Supply

  69. Supply Chain Management - SCM

  70. Supply Shock

  71. Supply-Side Theory

  72. Supranational

  73. Surcharge

  74. Suriname Guilders

  75. Survival Analysis

  76. Suspended Loss

  77. Swap Network

  78. Sweet Spot

  79. Swiss Federal Statistical Office - FSO

  80. Swiss National Bank

  81. Symmetrical Distribution

  82. System Open Market Account - SOMA

  83. Systematic Sampling

  84. Systemically Important Financial Institution – SIFI

  85. T Distribution

  86. T-Test

  87. Taft-Hartley Act

  88. Tail Risk

  89. Tandem Plan

  90. Tangible Common Equity Ratio - TCE

  91. Tankan Survey

  92. Tapering

  93. Target Market

  94. Target Rate

  95. Targeted Accrual Redemption Note - TARN

  96. Tariff

  97. Tariff War

  98. TARP Bonuses

  99. Tatra Tiger

  100. Tax Anticipation Note - TAN

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