Economics Terms

  1. Treasury Secretary

  2. Tree Diagram

  3. Trembling Hand Perfect Equilibrium

  4. Trickle-Down Theory

  5. Triggering Term

  6. Trilateral Commission

  7. Trillion Dollar Coin

  8. Trimmed Mean

  9. Triple Bottom Line

  10. Triple Exponential Average - TRIX

  11. Troubled Asset

  12. Troubled Asset Relief Program - TARP

  13. Truck Tonnage Index

  14. True Cost Economics

  15. Truth In Lending Act - TILA

  16. Truth in Savings Act

  17. Trygve Haavelmo

  18. Tuck-In Acquisition

  19. Tulipmania

  20. Two-Tailed Test

  21. Two-Way ANOVA

  22. Tying

  23. Type I Error

  24. Type II Error

  25. U-Shaped Recovery

  26. U.S. Bureau Of Engraving And Printing - BEP

  27. U.S. House Financial Services Committee

  28. Unannualized

  29. Unbiased Predictor

  30. Uncle Sam

  31. Unconditional Probability

  32. Unconventional Cash Flow

  33. Uncovered Interest Rate Parity - UIP

  34. Underconsumption

  35. Underemployment

  36. Underemployment Equilibrium

  37. Underlying Mortality Assumption

  38. Undertakings For The Collective Investment Of Transferable Securities - UCITS

  39. Underwater Mortgage

  40. Uneconomic Growth

  41. Unemployment

  42. Unemployment Claim

  43. Unemployment Income

  44. Unemployment Rate

  45. Uniform Bill Of Lading

  46. Uniform Consumer Credit Code - UCCC

  47. Uniform Distribution

  48. Uniform Individual Accident And Sickness Policy Provisions Act

  49. Uniform Partnership Act - UPA

  50. Uniform Premarital Agreement Act

  51. Uniform Reciprocal Licensing Act

  52. Uniform Rules For Demand Guarantees - URDG

  53. Uniform Securities Act

  54. Unilateral Transfer

  55. Unique Indicator

  56. Unit Cost

  57. Unit Sales

  58. Unitary Thrift

  59. United Nations - UN

  60. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law - UNCITRAL

  61. United States Agency For International Development - USAID

  62. United States Longshore And Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Of 1927- LHWCA

  63. Universal Health Care Coverage

  64. Unlimited Marital Deduction

  65. Unrelated Business Taxable Income - UBTI

  66. Unsatisfied Judgment Fund

  67. Unsold Inventory Index

  68. Unstated Interest Paid

  69. Unsterilized Foreign Exchange Intervention

  70. Unweighted Index

  71. Upgrade

  72. Urban Development Act Of 1970

  73. USDA

  74. Use And Occupancy - U&O

  75. Use Tax

  76. Utilitarianism

  77. Utility

  78. V-Shaped Recovery

  79. Valuation Mortality Table

  80. Valuation Premium

  81. Value At Risk - VaR

  82. Value-Added Tax - VAT

  83. Valued Marine Policy

  84. Variability

  85. Variable Cost

  86. Variable Cost Ratio

  87. Variable Cost-Plus Pricing

  88. Variable Interest Entity - VIE

  89. Variable Interest Rate

  90. Variance

  91. Variance Inflation Factor

  92. Vasicek Interest Rate Model

  93. Veblen Good

  94. Velocity Of Money

  95. Venn Diagram

  96. Vertical Equity

  97. Vertical Integration

  98. Vertical Market

  99. Veteran's Administration

  100. Vis Major

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    A permanent change in a homeowner's home loan terms that makes the monthly loan payments affordable.
  2. Leveraged Benefits

    The use – by a business owner or professional practitioner – of their company’s receivables or current income to secure a loan whose proceeds then indirectly fund a retirement plan.
  3. Direct Consolidation Loan

    A loan that combines two or more federal education loans into a single loan. A Direct Consolidation Loan allows the borrower to make a single monthly payment. The loan is facilitated by the U.S. Department of Education and does not require borrowers to pay an application fee.
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    A type of target-date retirement fund whose asset allocation includes higher risk and potentially higher return investments "through" the fund's target date and beyond.
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    An asset-management and valuation method that assumes that assets produced or acquired last are the ones that are used, sold or disposed of first.
  6. American Dream

    The belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of success in a society where upward mobility is possible for everyone. The American dream is achieved through sacrifice, risk-taking and hard work, not by chance.
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