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. North American Free Trade Agreement - NAFTA

    A regulation implemented on Jan. 1, 1994, that decreased and eventually eliminated tariffs to encourage economic activity ...
  2. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  3. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  4. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  5. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  6. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
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