1. Ability To Repay

  2. Ability-To-Pay Taxation

  3. Abnormal Earnings Valuation Model

  4. Abnormal Return

  5. Abnormal Spoilage

  6. Above Full-Employment Equilibrium

  7. Above Ground Risk

  8. Above Par

  9. Above The Line Deduction

  10. Above The Market

  11. Above Water

  12. Above-The-Line Costs

  13. Absentee Landlord

  14. Absentee Owner

  15. Absenteeism

  16. Absolute Advantage

  17. Absolute Auction

  18. Absolute Beneficiary

  19. Absolute Breadth Index - ABI

  20. Absolute Frequency

  21. Absolute Interest

  22. Absolute Performance Standard

  23. Absolute Physical Life

  24. Absolute Priority

  25. Absolute Rate

  26. Absolute Return

  27. Absolute Return Index

  28. Absolute Title

  29. Absolute Value

  30. Absorbed

  31. Absorbed Account

  32. Absorbed Cost

  33. Absorption Costing

  34. Absorption Rate

  35. Abstract Of Title

  36. Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - ADIA

  37. Abu Dhabi Investment Council - ADIC

  38. Abusive Tax Shelter

  39. ABX index

  40. AC-DC Option

  41. Academy of Accounting Historians

  42. Academy Of Financial Divorce Practitioners

  43. Accelerated Amortization

  44. Accelerated Benefits

  45. Accelerated Bookbuild

  46. Accelerated Cost Recovery System - ACRS

  47. Accelerated Death Benefit - ADB

  48. Accelerated Depreciation

  49. Accelerated Option

  50. Accelerated Payments

  51. Accelerated Reply Mail - ARM

  52. Accelerated Share Repurchase - ASR

  53. Accelerated Vesting

  54. Acceleration Clause

  55. Acceleration Covenant

  56. Acceleration Life Insurance

  57. Acceleration Principle

  58. Accelerative Endowment

  59. Accelerator Theory

  60. Acceptable Quality Level - AQL

  61. Acceptance

  62. Acceptance Market

  63. Acceptance Of Office By Trustee

  64. Acceptance Sampling

  65. Acceptance Testing

  66. Accepting Risk

  67. Acceptor

  68. Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

  69. Accident And Health Benefits

  70. Accident And Sickness Insurance Act

  71. Accident-Year Statistics

  72. Accidental Death And Dismemberment Insurance - AD&D

  73. Accidental Death Benefit

  74. Accidental High Yielder

  75. Accommodation Endorsement

  76. Accommodation Endorser

  77. Accommodation Line

  78. Accommodation Paper

  79. Accommodation Trading

  80. Accommodative Monetary Policy

  81. Accord And Satisfaction

  82. Accordion Feature

  83. Account

  84. Account Activity

  85. Account Aggregation

  86. Account Analysis

  87. Account Balance

  88. Account Current

  89. Account Executive

  90. Account Freeze

  91. Account History

  92. Account Hold

  93. Account In Trust

  94. Account Inquiry

  95. Account Manager

  96. Account Number

  97. Account Reconcilement

  98. Account Settlement

  99. Account Statement

  100. Account Supervisor

Hot Definitions
  1. Joint Venture - JV

    A business arrangement in which two or more parties agree to pool their resources for the purpose of accomplishing a specific task. This task can be a new project or any other business activity. In a joint venture (JV), each of the participants is responsible for profits, losses and costs associated with it.
  2. Aggregate Risk

    The exposure of a bank, financial institution, or any type of major investor to foreign exchange contracts - both spot and forward - from a single counterparty or client. Aggregate risk in forex may also be defined as the total exposure of an entity to changes or fluctuations in currency rates.
  3. Organic Growth

    The growth rate that a company can achieve by increasing output and enhancing sales. This excludes any profits or growth acquired from takeovers, acquisitions or mergers. Takeovers, acquisitions and mergers do not bring about profits generated within the company, and are therefore not considered organic.
  4. Family Limited Partnership - FLP

    A type of partnership designed to centralize family business or investment accounts. FLPs pool together a family's assets into one single family-owned business partnership that family members own shares of. FLPs are frequently used as an estate tax minimization strategy, as shares in the FLP can be transferred between generations, at lower taxation rates than would be applied to the partnership's holdings.
  5. Yield Burning

    The illegal practice of underwriters marking up the prices on bonds for the purpose of reducing the yield on the bond. This practice, referred to as "burning the yield," is done after the bond is placed in escrow for an investor who is awaiting repayment.
  6. Marginal Analysis

    An examination of the additional benefits of an activity compared to the additional costs of that activity. Companies use marginal analysis as a decision-making tool to help them maximize their profits. Individuals unconsciously use marginal analysis to make a host of everyday decisions. Marginal analysis is also widely used in microeconomics when analyzing how a complex system is affected by marginal manipulation of its comprising variables.
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