1. L

  2. L-Shaped Recovery

  3. Labor Intensive

  4. Labor Market Flexibility

  5. Labor Productivity

  6. Labor Theory Of Value

  7. Labor Union

  8. Labor-Sponsored Venture Capital Corporations - LSVCC

  9. Ladder Option

  10. Laddering

  11. Lady Godiva Accounting Principles - LGAP

  12. Lady Macbeth Strategy

  13. Laffer Curve

  14. Laggard

  15. Lagged Reserves

  16. Lagging Indicator

  17. Laissez Faire

  18. LAK

  19. LAK (Lao Kip)

  20. Lakshmi Mittal

  21. Lambda

  22. Lame Duck

  23. Lancaster University Management School - LUMS

  24. Lanchester Strategy

  25. Land

  26. Land Contract

  27. Land Flip

  28. Land Lease Option

  29. Land Rehabilitation

  30. Land Trust

  31. Land Value

  32. Land Value Tax - LVT

  33. Landlocked

  34. Landlord

  35. Landominium

  36. Lapping Scheme

  37. Lapse

  38. Large Cap - Big Cap

  39. Large Trader

  40. Large Value Transfer System - LVTS

  41. Large-Value Stock

  42. Larry Ellison

  43. Larry Montgomery

  44. Last Fiscal Year - LFY

  45. Last In, First Out - LIFO

  46. Last Mile

  47. Last Trading Day

  48. Last Twelve Months - LTM

  49. Last Will And Testament

  50. Last-Sale Reporting

  51. Late Majority

  52. Late-Day Trading

  53. Latin Baseball Futures

  54. Lattice-Based Model

  55. Laughing Heir

  56. Law Of 29

  57. Law Of Demand

  58. Law Of Diminishing Marginal Productivity

  59. Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns

  60. Law Of Diminishing Marginal Utility

  61. Law Of Large Numbers

  62. Law Of One Price

  63. Law Of Supply

  64. Law Of Supply And Demand

  65. Lawful Money

  66. Lawrence Ellison

  67. Lawrence Klein

  68. Layaway

  69. Layered Fees

  70. Layoff

  71. LBP

  72. LBP (Lebanese Pound)

  73. Lead Bank

  74. Lead Time

  75. Lead Underwriter

  76. Leadership

  77. Leadership Grid

  78. Leading Indicator

  79. Leading Lipstick Indicator

  80. Leads And Lags

  81. League Table

  82. Leakage

  83. Learning Curve

  84. Lease

  85. Lease Balance

  86. Lease Extension

  87. Lease Option

  88. Lease Payments

  89. Lease Rate

  90. Lease To Own

  91. Lease Utilization

  92. Leaseback

  93. Leased Bank Guarantee

  94. Leasehold

  95. Leasehold Improvement

  96. Least Preferred Coworker Scale

  97. Least Squares

  98. Least Squares Method

  99. Leave-Sharing Plan

  100. Ledger Balance

Hot Definitions
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Class Action

    An action where an individual represents a group in a court claim. The judgment from the suit is for all the members of the group (class).
  5. Retail Sales

    An aggregated measure of the sales of retail goods over a stated time period, typically based on a data sampling that is extrapolated to model an entire country. In the U.S., the retail sales report is a monthly economic indicator compiled and released by the Census Bureau and the Department of Commerce.
  6. Okun's Law

    The relationship between an economy's unemployment rate and its gross national product (GNP). Twentieth-century economist Arthur Okun developed this idea, which states that when unemployment falls by 1%, GNP rises by 3%. However, the law only holds true for the U.S.
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