Economics Terms

  1. Finmins

  2. Firm

  3. First Mover

  4. First World

  5. First-Year Allowance

  6. Fiscal Agent

  7. Fiscal Capacity

  8. Fiscal Cliff

  9. Fiscal Deficit

  10. Fiscal Drag

  11. Fiscal Effort

  12. Fiscal Imbalance

  13. Fiscal Localism

  14. Fiscal Multiplier

  15. Fiscal Neutrality

  16. Fiscal Policy

  17. Fisher Effect

  18. Fitch Ratings

  19. Five Hundred Dollar Rule

  20. Fixed Cost

  21. Fixed Exchange Rate

  22. Fixed Interest Rate

  23. Fixed-Rule Policy

  24. Fixing

  25. Flash Crash

  26. Flash Services PMI

  27. Flat Tax

  28. Floating Interest Rate

  29. Floor

  30. Floor Trader - FT

  31. Flow Of Funds - FOF

  32. Food And Agriculture Organization - FAO

  33. Food And Drug Administration - FDA

  34. Fool In The Shower

  35. Force Majeure

  36. Forecasting

  37. Foreclosure Crisis

  38. Foreign Bank Supervision Enhancement Act - FBSEA

  39. Foreign Debt

  40. Foreign Exchange Dealers Coalition - FXDC

  41. Foreign Exchange Intervention

  42. Foreign Housing Exclusion And Deduction

  43. Foreign Investment

  44. Foreign Official Dollar Reserves - FRODOR

  45. Foreign Qualification

  46. Foreign Sales Corporation - FSC

  47. Forfaiting

  48. Form 1045: Application For Tentative Refund

  49. Form 1078

  50. Form 1098

  51. Form 1099-INT

  52. Form 1310: Statement Of Person Claiming Refund Due A Deceased Taxpayer

  53. Form 2106-EZ: Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses

  54. Form 2106: Employee Business Expenses

  55. Form 2439: Notice to Shareholder of Undistributed Long-Term Capital Gains

  56. Form 2848: Power of Attorney and Declaration of Representative

  57. Form 3903

  58. Form 4070: Employee's Report Of Tips To Employer

  59. Form 4070A: Employee's Daily Record of Tips

  60. Form 4506

  61. Form 4562: Depreciation and Amortization

  62. Form 4563: Exclusion Of Income For Bona Fide Residents Of American Samoa

  63. Form 4684: Casualties And Thefts

  64. Form 4797

  65. Form 4952: Investment Interest Expense Deduction

  66. Form 5405: First-Time Homebuyer Credit And Repayment Of The Credit

  67. Form 6251: Alternative Minimum Tax - Individuals

  68. Form 6252: Installment Sale Income

  69. Form 6781: Gains And Losses From Section 1256 Contracts And Straddles

  70. Form 706-GS(D): Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax Return For Distributions

  71. Form 706-NA: United States Estate (And Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return

  72. Form 706: United States Estate (And Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return

  73. Form 8283

  74. Form 8396: Mortgage Interest Credit

  75. Form 843: Claim For Refund And Request For Abatement

  76. Form 8606

  77. Form 8689: Allocation Of Individual Income Tax To The U.S. Virgin Islands

  78. Formal Tax Legislation

  79. Forward Averaging

  80. Forward Guidance

  81. Forward Start Option

  82. Four Asian Tigers

  83. Fourier Analysis

  84. Fourth World

  85. Fox-Trot Economy

  86. Franchise Tax

  87. Franchised Monopoly

  88. Freddie Mac - Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp - FHLMC

  89. Free Alongside - FAS

  90. Free Carrier - FCA

  91. Free Enterprise

  92. Free Market

  93. Free On Board - FOB

  94. Free Reserves

  95. Free Rider Problem

  96. Free Trade

  97. Free Trade Area

  98. Freeganism

  99. Freight Derivatives

  100. Frequency Distribution

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