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  1. Earnings Before Interest, Depreciation and Amortization - EBIDA

    Earnings Before Interest, Depreciation and Amortization (EBIDA) is a measure of earnings of a company.
  2. Best Execution

    Best execution is a legal mandate that dictates brokers must seek the most favorable circumstances for execution of their ...
  3. Terminal Capitalization Rate

    Term capitalization rate is used to estimate a property's value at the end of a holding period.
  4. High-Deductible Health Plan - HDHP

    A health insurance plan with a high minimum deductible that that the insurance holder must pay for medical expenses before ...
  5. Domestic Corporation

    A domestic corporation is a company that conducts its affairs in its home country, often taxed differently than a foreign ...
  6. Business Income

    Business income is a type of earned income, and is classified as ordinary income for tax purposes.
  7. Full Costing

    The full costing technique is a managerial accounting method that describes when all fixed and variable costs are used to ...
  8. Beneish Model

    The Beneish Model developed by M. Daniel Beneish uses financial ratios and eight variables to identify whether a company ...
  9. Systemic Risk

    Systemic risk is the possibility that an event at the company level could trigger severe instability or collapse in an entire ...
  10. Specific Risk

    Specific risk is a risk that affects a minimal number of assets.
  11. Ending Inventory

    Ending inventory is a common financial metric measuring the final value of goods available for sale at the end of an accounting ...
  12. Overlay

    Overlay refers to a management style that harmonizes an investor's separately managed accounts, preventing the formation ...

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  1. Bond

    A bond is a fixed income investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (corporate or governmental) that borrows ...
  2. Whole Life Insurance Policy

    A life insurance contract with level premiums that has both an insurance and an investment component. The insurance component ...
  3. Compound Annual Growth Rate - CAGR

    The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is the mean annual growth rate of an investment over a specified period of time longer ...
  4. Capital Asset Pricing Model - CAPM

    A model that describes the relationship between risk and expected return and that is used in the pricing of risky securities. ...
  5. Internal Rate Of Return - IRR

    A metric used in capital budgeting measuring the profitability of potential investments.
  6. Current Ratio

    The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term and long-term obligations.
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