Economics Terms

  1. Department of Commerce

  2. Department Of Labor - DOL

  3. Departmental Rate

  4. Dependent

  5. Deposit Insurance Fund - DIF

  6. Deposit Multiplier

  7. Depository Institutions Deregulation Committee – DIDC

  8. Depreciated Cost

  9. Depressed

  10. Depression

  11. Deprivatization

  12. Deregulation

  13. Derived Demand

  14. Descriptive Statistics

  15. Destructive Creation

  16. Detariffing

  17. Detrend

  18. Devaluation

  19. Developed Economy

  20. Development Economics

  21. Direct Bidder

  22. Direct To Consumer Advertising - DTC Advertising

  23. Discharge In Bankruptcy

  24. Discount Rate

  25. Discount Window

  26. Discouraged Worker

  27. Discrete Distribution

  28. Discriminating Monopoly

  29. Discussion Memorandum

  30. Diseconomies Of Scale

  31. Disequilibrium

  32. Disinflation

  33. Dismal Science

  34. Dispersion

  35. Diversity Score

  36. Dividend Signaling

  37. Division Of Corporate Finance

  38. Division Of Reserve Bank Operations And Payment Systems – RBOPS

  39. Documentary Collection

  40. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

  41. Dog Eat Dog

  42. Dollar Auction

  43. Dollar Bear

  44. Dollar Drain

  45. Dollar Shortage

  46. Dollarization

  47. Dotcom Bubble

  48. Double-Dip Recession

  49. Dove

  50. Down Transition Probability

  51. Down-Market Capture Ratio

  52. Downgrade

  53. Downside Deviation

  54. Downswing

  55. Draghi Effect

  56. Drawback

  57. Drought Sale

  58. Dry Bulk Commodity

  59. Dual Pricing

  60. Dumping

  61. Duopoly

  62. Duopsony

  63. Durbin Watson Statistic

  64. Dutch Book Theorem

  65. Dutch Disease

  66. Dutch Tulip Bulb Market Bubble

  67. Earmarking

  68. Easy Money

  69. ECB Announcement

  70. Echo Bubble

  71. Econometrician

  72. Econometrics

  73. Economic Calendar

  74. Economic Capital

  75. Economic Collapse

  76. Economic Conditions

  77. Economic Cycle

  78. Economic Efficiency

  79. Economic Equilibrium

  80. Economic Exposure

  81. Economic Forecasting

  82. Economic Growth

  83. Economic Growth And Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 - EGTRRA

  84. Economic Growth Rate

  85. Economic Indicator

  86. Economic Integration

  87. Economic Man

  88. Economic Moat

  89. Economic Network

  90. Economic Order Quantity - EOQ

  91. Economic Profit (Or Loss)

  92. Economic Recovery

  93. Economic Recovery Tax Act Of 1981 - ERTA

  94. Economic Refugee

  95. Economic Rent

  96. Economic Secession

  97. Economic Shock

  98. Economic Spread

  99. Economic Stimulus

  100. Economic Think Tank

Hot Definitions
  1. Yield Burning

    The illegal practice of underwriters marking up the prices on bonds for the purpose of reducing the yield on the bond. This practice, referred to as "burning the yield," is done after the bond is placed in escrow for an investor who is awaiting repayment.
  2. Marginal Analysis

    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
  3. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS are considered an extremely low-risk investment since they are backed by the U.S. government and since their par value rises with inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, while their interest rate remains fixed.
  4. Gilt-Edged Switching

    The selling and repurchasing of certain high-grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt-edged switching involves gilt-edged security, which can be high-grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies or by certain governments.
  5. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A type of limited partnership that is publicly traded. There are two types of partners in this type of partnership: The limited partner is the person or group that provides the capital to the MLP and receives periodic income distributions from the MLP's cash flow, whereas the general partner is the party responsible for managing the MLP's affairs and receives compensation that is linked to the performance of the venture.
  6. Class Action

    An action where an individual represents a group in a court claim. The judgment from the suit is for all the members of the group (class).
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