1. Activity Center

  2. Activity Charge

  3. Activity Cost Driver

  4. Activity Cost Pool

  5. Activity Dictionary

  6. Activity Driver Analysis

  7. Activity Quota

  8. Activity Ratios

  9. Activity Sequence-Sensitive

  10. Activity-Based Budgeting - ABB

  11. Activity-Based Costing - ABC

  12. Activity-Based Management - ABM

  13. Actual Authority

  14. Actual Cash Value

  15. Actual Deferral Percentage / Actual Contribution Percentage - ADP/ACP Test

  16. Actual Owner

  17. Actual Return

  18. Actual Total Loss

  19. Actuals

  20. Actuarial Adjustment

  21. Actuarial Age

  22. Actuarial Analysis

  23. Actuarial Assumption

  24. Actuarial Balance

  25. Actuarial Basis Of Accounting

  26. Actuarial Consultant

  27. Actuarial Cost Method

  28. Actuarial Deficit

  29. Actuarial Equity

  30. Actuarial Equivalent

  31. Actuarial Gain Or Loss

  32. Actuarial Life Table

  33. Actuarial Rate

  34. Actuarial Risk

  35. Actuarial Science

  36. Actuarial Service

  37. Actuarial Valuation

  38. Actuarial Value

  39. Actuary

  40. Ad Infinitum

  41. Ad Valorem Tax

  42. Ad-Noter

  43. Adam Crozier

  44. Adam Smith

  45. Adaptive Expectations Hypothesis

  46. Adaptive Market Hypothesis

  47. Adaptive Price Zone - APZ

  48. Adaptive Selling

  49. Add To Cash Value Option

  50. Add-On

  51. Add-On Certificate of Deposit

  52. Add-On Factor

  53. Add-On Interest

  54. Add-On Sale

  55. Addendum

  56. Adding To A Loser

  57. Addition Rule For Probabilities

  58. Additional Child Tax Credit

  59. Additional Collateral

  60. Additional Death Benefit

  61. Additional Insured

  62. Additional Living Expense Insurance

  63. Additional Paid In Capital

  64. Additional Personal Allowance

  65. Additional Voluntary Contribution – AVC

  66. Address Coding Guide - ACG

  67. Address Commission

  68. Address Hygiene

  69. Address Verification Service - AVS

  70. Adequacy Of Coverage

  71. Adequate Disclosure

  72. Adequate Notice

  73. ADF (Andorran Franc)

  74. Adhesion Contract

  75. Adhocracy

  76. Adjudication

  77. Adjunct Account

  78. Adjustable Life Insurance

  79. Adjustable Peg

  80. Adjustable Premium

  81. Adjustable-Rate Mortgage - ARM

  82. Adjustable-Rate Preferred Stock - ARPS

  83. Adjusted Balance Method

  84. Adjusted Basis

  85. Adjusted Book Value

  86. Adjusted Closing Price

  87. Adjusted Cost Base - ACB

  88. Adjusted Debit Balance

  89. Adjusted Exercise Price

  90. Adjusted Funds From Operations - AFFO

  91. Adjusted Gross Estate

  92. Adjusted Gross Income - AGI

  93. Adjusted Gross Margin

  94. Adjusted Liabilities

  95. Adjusted Mean

  96. Adjusted Net Asset Method

  97. Adjusted Net Worth

  98. Adjusted Premium

  99. Adjusted Premium Method

  100. Adjusted Present Value - APV

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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