Business Terminology

  1. Investopedia's Oddest Business and Investing ...

    The oddest business and investing terms found on Investopedia.
  2. Up-to-Six-Figure Loans a Business Can Get – Fast

    The banking industry has invested a lot of money into shortening loan approval times ...
  3. Financial Boiler Rooms Today: Real-World Examples

    High-pressure sales environments pitching inflated penny stocks or faux companies ...
  4. How to Attend Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting ...

    An overview of what is required to go to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting.
  5. An Overview of Businesses Owned by Microsoft ...

    Microsoft is much more than a software company. Here are five businesses owned by ...
  6. 6 Wholly Owned Subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway ...

    A look at some of the more than 50 privately held companies completely owned by Berkshire ...
  1. How to Attend Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting ...

    An overview of what is required to go to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting.
  2. An Overview of Businesses Owned by Microsoft ...

    Microsoft is much more than a software company. Here are five businesses owned by ...
  3. 6 Wholly Owned Subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway ...

    A look at some of the more than 50 privately held companies completely owned by Berkshire ...
  4. Kaizen: An American Idea Gets A Japanese Makeover

    This manufacturing philosophy – made famous by the likes of Toyota – had its start ...
  1. Do working capital funds expire?

    Find out how and why a company's working capital can change over time, though the fund does not actually expire, and how ...
  2. Does working capital include inventory?

    Learn about inventory that is part of current assets and working capital, which is the difference between current assets ...
  3. How can I calculate funds from operation in Excel?

    Understand how the terms ''work in progress'' and ''work in process'' are used interchangeably to refer to items in the middle ...
  4. When does Q4 start and finish?

    Learn about different financial years used by various companies. Explore when the fourth quarter begins on October 1st and ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Bond Ladder

    A portfolio of fixed-income securities in which each security has a significantly different maturity date. The purpose of ...
  2. Duration

    A measure of the sensitivity of the price (the value of principal) of a fixed-income investment to a change in interest rates. ...
  3. Dove

    An economic policy advisor who promotes monetary policies that involve the maintenance of low interest rates, believing that ...
  4. Cyclical Stock

    An equity security whose price is affected by ups and downs in the overall economy. Cyclical stocks typically relate to companies ...
  5. Front Running

    The unethical practice of a broker trading an equity based on information from the analyst department before his or her clients ...
  6. After-Hours Trading - AHT

    Trading after regular trading hours on the major exchanges. The increasing popularity of electronic communication networks ...
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