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. Lean Six Sigma

  84. Learning Curve

  85. Lease

  86. Lease Balance

  87. Lease Extension

  88. Lease Option

  89. Lease Payments

  90. Lease Rate

  91. Lease To Own

  92. Lease Utilization

  93. Leaseback

  94. Leased Bank Guarantee

  95. Leasehold

  96. Leasehold Improvement

  97. Least Preferred Coworker Scale

  98. Least Squares

  99. Least Squares Method

  100. Leave-Sharing Plan

Hot Definitions
  1. Walras' Law

    An economics law that suggests that the existence of excess supply in one market must be matched by excess demand in another market so that it balances out. So when examining a specific market, if all other markets are in equilibrium, Walras' Law asserts that the examined market is also in equilibrium.
  2. Market Segmentation

    A marketing term referring to the aggregating of prospective buyers into groups (segments) that have common needs and will respond similarly to a marketing action. Market segmentation enables companies to target different categories of consumers who perceive the full value of certain products and services differently from one another.
  3. Effective Annual Interest Rate

    An investment's annual rate of interest when compounding occurs more often than once a year. Calculated as the following:
  4. Debit Spread

    Two options with different market prices that an investor trades on the same underlying security. The higher priced option is purchased and the lower premium option is sold - both at the same time. The higher the debit spread, the greater the initial cash outflow the investor will incur on the transaction.
  5. Odious Debt

    Money borrowed by one country from another country and then misappropriated by national rulers. A nation's debt becomes odious debt when government leaders use borrowed funds in ways that don't benefit or even oppress citizens. Some legal scholars argue that successor governments should not be held accountable for odious debt incurred by earlier regimes, but there is no consensus on how odious debt should actually be treated.
  6. Takeover

    A corporate action where an acquiring company makes a bid for an acquiree. If the target company is publicly traded, the acquiring company will make an offer for the outstanding shares.
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