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  1. Alternative Minimum Tax - AMT

    AMT is designed to prevent taxpayers from using breaks to escape their fair share of tax liability by recalculating taxes ...
  2. Filing Extension

    An filing extension is an exemption made to both individual taxpayers and businesses that are unable to file a tax return ...
  3. Tax-Loss Harvesting

    Tax-loss harvesting is the selling of securities at a loss to offset a capital gains tax liability.
  4. Capital Gain

    Capital gain is an increase in a capital asset's value that is realized when the asset sells for more than the purchase price.
  5. Hedge Fund

    A hedge fund is an aggressively managed portfolio of investments that uses leveraged, long, short and derivative positions.
  6. Arbitrage

    Arbitrage is the purchase and sale of an asset at the same time in order to profit from a difference in the price.
  7. Equity

    Equity is the value of an asset less the value of all liabilities on that asset.
  8. Days Sales Of Inventory - DSI

    The days sales of inventory value (DSI) gives investors an idea of how long it takes a company to turn its inventory into ...
  9. Price Elasticity of Demand

    Price elasticity of demand is a measure of the change in the quantity demanded or purchased of a product in relation to its ...
  10. Days Payable Outstanding - DPO

    Days payable outstanding measures how long it takes for a company to pay its bills to its trade creditors.
  11. Gross Domestic Product - GDP

    GDP is the monetary value of all finished goods and services made within a country during a specific period.
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