Economics

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  1. Dow 30

    The Dow 30 is an index was developed as a simple means of tracking U.S. market performance in an age when information flow ...
  2. Underinsured Motorist Coverage Limits Trigger

    Underinsured Motorist Coverage Limits Trigger can be specified by an insured party to protect against losses caused by an ...
  3. Dow Jones Industrial Average - DJIA

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a price-weighted average of 30 significant stocks traded on the New York Stock Exchange ...
  4. Repurchase Agreement - Repo

    A repurchase agreement is a form of short-term borrowing for dealers in government securities.
  5. Floor Trader - FT

    Floor traders are people in the trading pit who are trading for their own account.
  6. Proven Reserves

    Proven reserves are the best estimate of oil that will be extracted from a formation given the current technology, economics ...
  7. Paga

    Paga is a mobile payment platform that allows its users to transfer money and make payments through their mobile devices.
  8. Ex-Ante

    Ex-ante refers to future events, such as potential returns of a security or fundamentals of a company.
  9. Appropriation

    Appropriation is the act of setting aside money for a specific purpose.
  10. Interlisted Stock

    An interlisted stock is a security that is listed on multiple stock exchanges.
  11. M-Pesa

    M-Pesa is a mobile banking service that allows users to store and transfer money through their mobile phones.
  12. Fibonacci Retracement

    The Fibonacci retracement is the potential retracement of a financial asset's original move in price.
  13. Arms Index - TRIN

    The Arms Index is a technical analysis indicator that seeks to provide an explanation of overall movements in the composite ...
  14. Bank Reserve

    A bank reserve is the currency deposit that is not lent out to the bank's clients.
  15. Skittish Market

    Skittish market is an investment climate marked by skeptical investor behavior.
  16. FJD

    FJD is the abbreviation for the Fijian dollar.
  17. RBC Consumer Attitudes And Spending By Household Index - RBC CASH Index

    The RBC Consumer Attitudes And Spending By Household Index (RBC CASH Index) is an index based on a monthly national survey ...
  18. Fine Paper

    Fine paper is commercial paper that is issued by solid blue-chip companies that have minimal risk of default.
  19. Wire Transfer

    A wire transfer is an electronic transfer of funds across a network administered by hundreds of banks around the world.
  20. Bank Credit

    Bank credit is the amount of credit available to a company or individual from the banking system.
  21. Capital Buffer

    A capital buffer is mandatory capital that financial institutions are required to hold in addition to other minimum capital ...
  22. 6 factors that influence exchange rates

    Aside from interest rates and inflation, the exchange rate is one of the most important determinants of a country's level ...
  23. Bidding War

    A bidding war is a situation in which potential buyers of a property vie for ownership via a series of increasing price bids. ...
  24. Monetary Accord Of 1951

    The Monetary Accord of 1951 was an agreement between the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board which gave the Fed greater ...
  25. Swiss National Bank

    The Swiss National Bank is the central bank of Switzerland and is responsible for setting Switzerland's monetary policy and ...
  26. Wall Street

    Wall Street is a street in lower Manhattan that is the original home of the New York Stock Exchange.
  27. Tier 1 Capital

    Tier 1 capital is a term used to describe the capital adequacy of a bank.
  28. Haircut

    A haircut is the difference in price a market maker can buy and sell a security, or the lower-than-market value put on a ...
  29. What's the difference between a cash account and a margin account?

    All transactions in a cash account must be made with available cash or long positions; a margin account allows investors ...
  30. 6 investing mistakes the ultra wealthy don't make

    Understand who ultra-high-net-worth individuals are and how they invest. Learn about six key investment mistakes the ultra ...
  31. Bear Trap

    A Bear Trap is a false signal in stock market performance suggesting that a rising trend in price has reversed when it has ...
  32. Net Acres

    Net acres represent an oil company's ownership stake in shared projects in addition to acres leased directly by the company ...
  33. Eurocurrency

    A eurocurrency is a currency deposited by national governments or corporations in banks outside their home market.
  34. The Basics of Tariffs And Trade Barriers

    Everything you need to know about trade barriers and tariffs, why they are used and their effects on the local economy.
  35. Why Do Investors Use the S&P 500 as a Benchmark?

    Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of using the S&P 500 as a benchmark for portfolio performance, and understand ...
  36. How Can the Fed Increase Aggregate Demand?

    Learn about the Federal Reserve's role in increasing aggregate demand. Find out why fiscal policy tends to be more effective ...
  37. 10 Ways to Profit From an Interest Rate Increase

    Discover 10 possible ways individual investors and businesses can potentially profit from an environment of rising interest ...
  38. What are some examples of economies of scale?

    Take a look at different examples of economies of scale, including how marginal costs can be reduced through external and ...
  39. Multiple Column Tariff

    A multiple column tariff is a system where the tariff rate or import tax assessed on a particular product depends on its ...
  40. ECB Announcement

    The ECB Announcement is a publication by the European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council after meetings devoted to monetary ...
  41. What are austerity measures?

    Austerity measures are attempts to significantly curtail government spending in an effort to control public-sector debt.
  42. Flash Freeze

    The Flash Freeze was a sudden and unexpected Nasdaq halt to trading on Thursday, August 22, 2013, as a result of a software ...
  43. Markup

    Markup is the difference between an investment's lowest current offering price among dealers and the higher price a dealer ...
  44. Triple Bottom Line (TBL)

    The triple bottom line (TBL) is a concept which broadens a business' focus on the financial bottom line to include social ...
  45. Dollar-Bear

    A dollar-bear is a forex trader or speculator who is using a pessimistic strategy when trading the U.S. dollar (USD) against ...
  46. Lagging Indicator

    A lagging indicator is an economic factor that trails macro changes and a technical indicator that trails price action, in ...
  47. Amenity

    Amenities are benefits that a property offers to potential buyers or tenants.
  48. Matching Orders

    Matching orders is the process by which a securities exchange pairs one or more buy orders to one or more sell orders to ...
  49. Correction

    A correction is a reverse movement, usually negative, of at least 10 percent in a stock, bond, commodity or index to adjust ...
  50. Planned Urban Development - PUD

    A planned urban development is a real estate project that incorporates residential, commercial and open space into a single ...
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