Economy Terminology

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    Learn about the six most influential industries in New York, the most economically ...
  6. 4 Global Economic Issues of an Aging Population

    Discover why dramatic increases in life expectancy is creating significant socioeconomic ...
  1. Oil Is Cheaper Than Bread In Venezuela...The ...

    Venezuela is floundering, and the story has more to do with just the falling price ...
  2. Will Consumer Spending Save 2015?

    Consumer spending is considered an important number (and it is), but a savvy investor ...
  3. How & Why Companies Become Monopolies

    Without competition, monopolies can raise prices and lower quality leaving consumers ...
  4. Insights On Creative Destruction and Technology

    Creative Destruction has a way of phasing out old technologies and inviting the new ...
  5. How the UK Makes Money

    The United Kingdom has one of the strongest economies in the world thanks to the ...
  6. The Economic Fundamentals Of The Sharing Economy

    The sharing economy is reshaping how businesses and consumers interact with each ...
  1. What is the difference between a capital good and a consumer good?

    Learn to differentiate between capital goods and consumer goods, and see why capital goods require savings and investment ...
  2. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
  3. Is North Korea a developed country?

    Understand what makes a developed country, and learn why North Korea is about as far from reaching that status as a country ...
  4. Is Mexico a developed country?

    Understand what makes a country a developed country, and learn why Mexico is getting closer to developed status but is not ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  2. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  3. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
  4. Basis Point (BPS)

    A unit that is equal to 1/100th of 1%, and is used to denote the change in a financial instrument. The basis point is commonly ...
  5. Sharing Economy

    An economic model in which individuals are able to borrow or rent assets owned by someone else.
  6. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
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