1. Acceptance Sampling

  2. Acceptance Testing

  3. Accepting Risk

  4. Acceptor

  5. Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

  6. Accident And Health Benefits

  7. Accident And Sickness Insurance Act

  8. Accident-Year Statistics

  9. Accidental Death And Dismemberment Insurance - AD&D

  10. Accidental Death Benefit

  11. Accidental High Yielder

  12. Accommodation Endorsement

  13. Accommodation Endorser

  14. Accommodation Line

  15. Accommodation Paper

  16. Accommodation Trading

  17. Accommodative Monetary Policy

  18. Accord And Satisfaction

  19. Accordion Feature

  20. Account

  21. Account Activity

  22. Account Aggregation

  23. Account Analysis

  24. Account Balance

  25. Account Current

  26. Account Executive

  27. Account Freeze

  28. Account History

  29. Account Hold

  30. Account In Trust

  31. Account Inquiry

  32. Account Manager

  33. Account Number

  34. Account Reconcilement

  35. Account Settlement

  36. Account Statement

  37. Account Supervisor

  38. Accountability

  39. Accountable Care Organizations

  40. Accountable Plan

  41. Accountant

  42. Accountant In Charge

  43. Accountant International Study Group - AISG

  44. Accountant Responsibility

  45. Accountant's Letter

  46. Accountant's Liability

  47. Accountant's Opinion

  48. Accountants for the Public Interest - API

  49. Accountants' Index

  50. Accounting

  51. Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions - AAOIFI

  52. Accounting Change

  53. Accounting Changes And Error Correction

  54. Accounting Conservatism

  55. Accounting Control

  56. Accounting Convention

  57. Accounting Currency

  58. Accounting Cushion

  59. Accounting Cycle

  60. Accounting Earnings

  61. Accounting Entity

  62. Accounting Equation

  63. Accounting Error

  64. Accounting Event

  65. Accounting Hall Of Fame

  66. Accounting Historians Journal

  67. Accounting Information System - AIS

  68. Accounting Insolvency

  69. Accounting Interpretation

  70. Accounting Manual

  71. Accounting Measurement

  72. Accounting Method

  73. Accounting Noise

  74. Accounting Period

  75. Accounting Policies

  76. Accounting Postulate

  77. Accounting Practice

  78. Accounting Principles

  79. Accounting Principles Board - APB

  80. Accounting Profit

  81. Accounting Rate of Return - ARR

  82. Accounting Ratio

  83. Accounting Records

  84. Accounting Research Bulletins - ARB

  85. Accounting Series Releases - ASRs

  86. Accounting Software

  87. Accounting Standard

  88. Accounting Standards Committee - ASC

  89. Accounting Standards Executive Committee - AcSEC

  90. Accounting Theory

  91. Accounting Trends And Techniques (Publication)

  92. Accounting Valuation

  93. Accounting-Based Incentive

  94. Accounts Payable - AP

  95. Accounts Payable Subsidiary Ledger

  96. Accounts Payable Turnover Ratio

  97. Accounts Receivable (A/R) Discounted

  98. Accounts Receivable - AR

  99. Accounts Receivable Aging

  100. Accounts Receivable Conversion - ARC

Hot Definitions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Treasury Inflation Protected Securities - TIPS

    A treasury security that is indexed to inflation in order to protect investors from the negative effects of inflation. TIPS are considered an extremely low-risk investment since they are backed by the U.S. government and since their par value rises with inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index, while their interest rate remains fixed.
  5. Gilt-Edged Switching

    The selling and repurchasing of certain high-grade stocks or bonds to capture profits. Gilt-edged switching involves gilt-edged security, which can be high-grade stock or bond issued by a financially stable company such as the Blue Chip companies or by certain governments.
  6. Master Limited Partnership - MLP

    A type of limited partnership that is publicly traded. There are two types of partners in this type of partnership: The limited partner is the person or group that provides the capital to the MLP and receives periodic income distributions from the MLP's cash flow, whereas the general partner is the party responsible for managing the MLP's affairs and receives compensation that is linked to the performance of the venture.
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