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  1. Right-to-Work Law

    The right-to-work law is a fundamental law that allows workers the freedom to choose whether or not to join a union in their ...
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    Dynamic scoring is a measure of the impact that proposed tax budgets would have on the budget deficit and the overall economy ...
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  5. Alternative Minimum Tax - AMT

    A tax calculation that adds certain tax preference items back into adjusted gross income. Alternative minimum tax (AMT) uses ...
  6. Unemployment Rate

    The percentage of the total labor force that is unemployed but actively seeking employment and willing to work.
  7. Fed Funds Futures

    Fed funds futures are contracts that reflect where the fed funds rate will be at the time of contract expiry.
  8. Mortgage

    A debt instrument, secured by the collateral of specified real estate property, that the borrower is obliged to pay back ...
  9. Marginal Tax Rate

    The amount of tax paid on an additional dollar of income. The marginal tax rate for an individual will increase as income ...
  10. Real Estate

    Land plus anything on it, including buildings and natural resources.
  11. Macro Virus

    A macro virus infects a software program and causes a series of actions to begin automatically when the program is opened.
  12. Loan-To-Value Ratio - LTV Ratio

    A lending risk assessment ratio that financial institutions and others lenders examine before approving a mortgage.

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  3. Keynesian Economics

    An economic theory of total spending in the economy and its effects on output and inflation. Keynesian economics was developed ...
  4. Portfolio Investment

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  5. Treynor Ratio

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    The repurchase of outstanding shares (repurchase) by a company in order to reduce the number of shares on the market. Companies ...
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