Economics Terms

  1. Department Of Labor - DOL

  2. Departmental Rate

  3. Dependent

  4. Deposit Insurance Fund - DIF

  5. Deposit Multiplier

  6. Depository Institutions Deregulation Committee – DIDC

  7. Depreciated Cost

  8. Depressed

  9. Depression

  10. Deprivatization

  11. Deregulation

  12. Derived Demand

  13. Descriptive Statistics

  14. Destructive Creation

  15. Detariffing

  16. Detrend

  17. Devaluation

  18. Developed Economy

  19. Development Economics

  20. Direct Bidder

  21. Direct To Consumer Advertising - DTC Advertising

  22. Discharge In Bankruptcy

  23. Discount Rate

  24. Discount Window

  25. Discouraged Worker

  26. Discrete Distribution

  27. Discriminating Monopoly

  28. Discussion Memorandum

  29. Diseconomies Of Scale

  30. Disequilibrium

  31. Disinflation

  32. Dismal Science

  33. Dispersion

  34. Diversity Score

  35. Dividend Signaling

  36. Division Of Corporate Finance

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

  38. Documentary Collection

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

  40. Dog Eat Dog

  41. Dollar Auction

  42. Dollar Bear

  43. Dollar Drain

  44. Dollar Shortage

  45. Dollarization

  46. Dotcom Bubble

  47. Double-Dip Recession

  48. Dove

  49. Down Transition Probability

  50. Down-Market Capture Ratio

  51. Downgrade

  52. Downside Deviation

  53. Downswing

  54. Draghi Effect

  55. Drawback

  56. Drought Sale

  57. Dry Bulk Commodity

  58. Dual Pricing

  59. Dumping

  60. Duopoly

  61. Duopsony

  62. Durbin Watson Statistic

  63. Dutch Book Theorem

  64. Dutch Disease

  65. Dutch Tulip Bulb Market Bubble

  66. Earmarking

  67. Easy Money

  68. ECB Announcement

  69. Echo Bubble

  70. Econometrician

  71. Econometrics

  72. Economic Calendar

  73. Economic Capital

  74. Economic Collapse

  75. Economic Conditions

  76. Economic Cycle

  77. Economic Efficiency

  78. Economic Equilibrium

  79. Economic Exposure

  80. Economic Forecasting

  81. Economic Growth

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

  83. Economic Growth Rate

  84. Economic Indicator

  85. Economic Integration

  86. Economic Man

  87. Economic Moat

  88. Economic Network

  89. Economic Order Quantity - EOQ

  90. Economic Profit (Or Loss)

  91. Economic Recovery

  92. Economic Recovery Tax Act Of 1981 - ERTA

  93. Economic Refugee

  94. Economic Rent

  95. Economic Secession

  96. Economic Shock

  97. Economic Spread

  98. Economic Stimulus

  99. Economic Think Tank

  100. Economic Tsunami

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    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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