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  1. Liquid & Illiquid Assets
    Investing Basics

    Liquid & Illiquid Assets

    The easier it is to convert the asset, the more liquid the asset is considered.
  2. Economic Growth
    Economics

    Economic Growth

    Economic growth happens when the market value of the goods and services in an economy increase in one time period as compared to a prior time period.
  3. Market Segmentation
    Professionals

    Market Segmentation

    Market segmentation is a process marketers us to group similar consumers together. Why do they do this?
  4. The Effective Annual Interest Rate
    Investing

    The Effective Annual Interest Rate

    The effective annual interest rate is a way of restating the annual interest rate so that it takes into account the effects of compounding.
  5. What's a Liability?
    Investing

    What's a Liability?

    A liability is a debt. It is an obligation that arises during the course of business and represents a third-party claim on the company's assets. A liability can arise in a number of different ways. It ...
  6. Understanding Market Share
    Investing

    Understanding Market Share

    Market share refers to a company's sales as a percentage of the total sales of the industry in which it operates, over a given time period.
  7. How Budget Deficits Work
    Economics

    How Budget Deficits Work

    How do governmental and business budget deficits function?
  8. Main Factors That Influence Exchange Rates
    Forex

    Main Factors That Influence Exchange Rates

    The exchange rate is one of the most important determinants of a country's relative level of economic health, and can impact your returns.
  9. What is Underwriting?
    Investing Basics

    What is Underwriting?

    Underwriting is a term most often used in investment banking, insurance and commercial banking. Generally, underwriting means receiving a remuneration for the willingness to pay for or incur a future, ...
  10. What is Fracking?
    Investing

    What is Fracking?

    Fracking, a slang term for hydraulic fracturing, is a method for extracting natural gas from sedimentary rocks.
  11. What is Microeconomics?
    Economics

    What is Microeconomics?

    Microeconomics deals with individual and small business economic decisions.
  12. Perfect Competition
    Economics

    Perfect Competition

    Perfect competition is an economic idea that does not exist in the real world but can be used as a standard to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of real world markets.
  13. Free On Board
    Professionals

    Free On Board

    Free On Board is a legal term referencing the passing of title and liability between buyers and sellers of goods.
  14. How to Trade Futures Contracts
    Options & Futures

    How to Trade Futures Contracts

    Futures is short for Futures Contracts, which are contracts between a buyer and seller of an asset who agree to exchange goods and money at a future date, but at a price and quantity determined today. ...
  15. What is Net Worth?
    Personal Finance

    What is Net Worth?

    Net worth is the amount by which assets exceed liabilities. Another way to say this is, it's the value of everything you own, minus all your debts.
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