Economics Terms

  1. Financing Squeeze

  2. Finmins

  3. Firm

  4. First Mover

  5. First World

  6. First-Year Allowance

  7. Fiscal Agent

  8. Fiscal Capacity

  9. Fiscal Cliff

  10. Fiscal Deficit

  11. Fiscal Drag

  12. Fiscal Effort

  13. Fiscal Imbalance

  14. Fiscal Localism

  15. Fiscal Multiplier

  16. Fiscal Neutrality

  17. Fiscal Policy

  18. Fisher Effect

  19. Fitch Ratings

  20. Five Hundred Dollar Rule

  21. Fixed Cost

  22. Fixed Exchange Rate

  23. Fixed Interest Rate

  24. Fixed-Rule Policy

  25. Fixing

  26. Flash Crash

  27. Flash Services PMI

  28. Flat Tax

  29. Floating Interest Rate

  30. Floor

  31. Floor Trader - FT

  32. Flow Of Funds - FOF

  33. Food And Agriculture Organization - FAO

  34. Food And Drug Administration - FDA

  35. Fool In The Shower

  36. Force Majeure

  37. Forecasting

  38. Foreclosure Crisis

  39. Foreign Bank Supervision Enhancement Act - FBSEA

  40. Foreign Debt

  41. Foreign Exchange Dealers Coalition - FXDC

  42. Foreign Exchange Intervention

  43. Foreign Housing Exclusion And Deduction

  44. Foreign Investment

  45. Foreign Official Dollar Reserves - FRODOR

  46. Foreign Qualification

  47. Foreign Sales Corporation - FSC

  48. Forfaiting

  49. Form 1045: Application For Tentative Refund

  50. Form 1078

  51. Form 1098

  52. Form 1099-INT

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

  54. Form 2106-EZ: Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses

  55. Form 2106: Employee Business Expenses

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

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

  58. Form 3903

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

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

  61. Form 4506

  62. Form 4562: Depreciation and Amortization

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

  64. Form 4684: Casualties And Thefts

  65. Form 4797

  66. Form 4952: Investment Interest Expense Deduction

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

  68. Form 6251: Alternative Minimum Tax - Individuals

  69. Form 6252: Installment Sale Income

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

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

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

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

  74. Form 8283

  75. Form 8396: Mortgage Interest Credit

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

  77. Form 8606

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

  79. Formal Tax Legislation

  80. Forward Averaging

  81. Forward Guidance

  82. Forward Start Option

  83. Four Asian Tigers

  84. Fourier Analysis

  85. Fourth World

  86. Fox-Trot Economy

  87. Franchise Tax

  88. Franchised Monopoly

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

  90. Free Alongside - FAS

  91. Free Carrier - FCA

  92. Free Enterprise

  93. Free Market

  94. Free On Board - FOB

  95. Free Reserves

  96. Free Rider Problem

  97. Free Trade

  98. Free Trade Area

  99. Freeganism

  100. Freight Derivatives

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