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  1. IRS Publication 571: Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans)

    IRS Publication 571: Tax-Sheltered Annuity Plans (403(b) Plans) provides tax information for filers who have a 403(b) retirement ...
  2. Adequacy Of Coverage

    The adequacy of coverage concerns how well your insurance policies protect your assets against unforeseen losses.
  3. Qualifying Annuity

    A Qualifying Annuity has been approved by the IRS for use within a Qualified Retirement Plan or IRA.
  4. Insurance Consortium

    An Insurance Consortium is a group of businesses or organizations that join together to provide insurance coverage.
  5. Generic Securities

    A generic security is backed by recently issued loans or mortgages. Its value is less than that of a security, whose backing ...
  6. Price Improvement

    Price improvement involves attaining a higher bid price, if selling a stock, or a lower ask price, if buying a stock, than ...
  7. Bellwether

    A bellwether is an event or indicator that shows the possible presence of a trend.
  8. Imbalance of Orders

    Imbalance of orders is when too many orders of a particular type – either buy, sell or limit – and not enough other matching ...
  9. Fully Drawn Advance

    A fully drawn advance is a type of long-term business loan used in Australia.
  10. Marginal Propensity To Invest

    Marginal propensity to invest is the ratio of change in investment to change in income.
  11. Equity Market Capitalization

    Equity market capitalization is the measure of the total market value of an equity market.
  12. Expropriation

    Expropriation is when the government seizes privately owned property to be used for the benefit of the public.

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  1. Limit Order

    An order placed with a brokerage to buy or sell a set number of shares at a specified price or better.
  2. Current Ratio

    The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term and long-term obligations.
  3. Return on Investment (ROI)

    Return on Investment (ROI) is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or compare the efficiency ...
  4. Interest Coverage Ratio

    The interest coverage ratio is a debt ratio and profitability ratio used to determine how easily a company can pay interest ...
  5. Cash Conversion Cycle - CCC

    Cash conversion cycle (CCC) is a metric that expresses the length of time, in days, that it takes for a company to convert ...
  6. Inverted Yield Curve

    An inverted yield curve is the interest rate environment in which long-term debt instruments have a lower yield than short-term ...
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