Terms Beginning With 'A'

A-B TrustA-SharesAAAAARPAbenomicsAbility-to-Pay TaxationAbnormal ReturnAbsolute AdvantageAbsolute ReturnAbsorption CostingAbsorption RateAccelerated DepreciationAcceleration ClauseAcceptable Quality Level (AQL)Accepting RiskAccidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)Accidental Death BenefitsAccount BalanceAccount in TrustAccount NumberAccount StatementAccountabilityAccountantAccountant ResponsibilityAccountingAccounting ConservatismAccounting CycleAccounting EquationAccounting Information System (AIS)Accounting MethodAccounting PoliciesAccounting PrinciplesAccounting ProfitAccounting Rate of Return (ARR)Accounting RatioAccounting StandardAccounting TheoryAccounts Payable (AP)Accounts Payable Turnover RatioAccounts Receivable (AR)Accounts Receivable AgingAccounts Receivable FinancingAccredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS)Accredited In Business Valuation (ABV)Accredited InvestorAccretionAccretion of DiscountAccretiveAccrual AccountingAccrualsAccrueAccrued ExpenseAccrued IncomeAccrued InterestAccrued LiabilityAccrued RevenueAccumulated DepreciationAccumulated Other Comprehensive IncomeAccumulation PhaseAccumulation/Distribution Indicator (A/D)Acid-Test RatioAcquisitionAcquisition AccountingAcquisition CostActive ManagementAcquisition PremiumActivist InvestorActivities of Daily Living (ADL)Activity-Based Budgeting (ABB)Activity-Based Costing (ABC)Activity-Based Management (ABM)Activity Cost DriverActivity RatiosActual Deferral & Actual Contribution Percentage Test (ADP/ACP)Actuarial Gain Or LossActuarial Life TableActuarial ScienceAd Valorem TaxAdd-On InterestAdditional Child Tax CreditAdditional Paid-In CapitalAddition Rule for ProbabilitiesAdhesion ContractAdjudicationAdjustable Life InsuranceAdjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)Adjusted Closing PriceAdjusted EBITDAAdjusted Funds From Operations (AFFO)Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)Adjusted Present Value (APV)Adjusting Journal EntryAdministrative ExpensesAdministrative Services Only (ASO)Advance/Decline Line (A/D)Advance PaymentAdvanced Internal Rating-Based (AIRB)Adverse PossessionAdverse SelectionAdvertising BudgetAffiliateAffiliate MarketingAffiliated CompaniesAffirmative ActionAffordable Care ActAfter-Tax Real Rate of ReturnAfter-Hours TradingAfter-Tax ContributionAfter-Tax IncomeAgency BondAgency by NecessityAgency CostsAgency ProblemAgency TheoryAgentAggregate DemandAggregate Stop-Loss InsuranceAggregate SupplyAggregationAggressive Investment StrategyAgribusinessAir Waybill (AWB)Aktiengesellschaft (AG)Alan GreenspanAleatory ContractAlgorithmic TradingAll RisksAllocated Loss Adjustment Expenses (ALAE)Allocational Efficiency DefinitionAllotmentAllowance For Bad DebtAllowance For Credit LossesAllowance For Doubtful AccountsAlphaAlphabet StockAltcoinAlternative Depreciation System (ADS)Alternative InvestmentAlternative Minimum Tax (AMT)Alternative Trading System (ATS)Altman Z-ScoreAlways Be Closing (ABC)AmalgamationAmended ReturnAmerican Depositary Receipt (ADR)American Depositary Share (ADS)American DreamAmerican Express CardAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC)American OptionAmerican Stock Exchange (AMEX)Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)Amortizable Bond PremiumAmortization of IntangiblesAmortization ScheduleAmortizationAmortized BondAmortized LoanAmsterdam Stock Exchange (AEX)Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)Android Operating SystemAnchoringAnchoring and AdjustmentAngel InvestorAnimal SpiritsAnnual Equivalent Rate (AER)Annual General Meeting (AGM)Annual Percentage Rate (APR)Annual Percentage Yield (APY)Annual ReportAnnual ReturnAnnual TurnoverAnnualizeAnnualized IncomeAnnualized Income Installment MethodAnnualized Rate of ReturnAnnualized Total ReturnAnnuitantAnnuitizationAnnuityAnnuity DueAnnuity TableAnomalyAnti-Dilution ProvisionAnti-Dumping DutyAnti Money Laundering (AML)Anticipatory BreachAntitrustAppellate CourtsApplicable Federal Rate (AFR)Application Programming Interface (API)Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC)Applied EconomicsAppraisalAppraisal CostsAppraisal Management Company (AMC)AppreciationAppropriationAppropriation AccountAptitude TestArab LeagueArbitrageArbitrage Pricing Theory (APT)ArbitrageurArbitrationArc ElasticityArithmetic MeanArm's Length TransactionArms Index (TRIN)Aroon IndicatorAroon OscillatorArrow's Impossibility TheoremArticle 50Articles of AssociationArticles of IncorporationArtificial Intelligence (AI)Ascending ChannelAscending TriangleAsia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)Asian Development BankAsian Financial CrisisAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)AskAssemble to Order (ATO)Assessed ValueAssetAsset AllocationAsset-Backed Commercial Paper (ABCP)Asset-Backed Security (ABS)Asset-Based ApproachAsset-Based LendingAsset ClassAsset Coverage RatioAsset FinancingAsset-Liability Committee (ALCO)Asset/Liability ManagementAsset ManagementAsset Management Company (AMC)Asset ProtectionAsset Retirement ObligationAsset SwapAsset Swapped Convertible Option Transaction (ASCOT)Asset Turnover RatioAsset ValuationAssets Under Management (AUM)AssignmentAssortment StrategiesAssumable MortgageAssuranceAssurance ServicesAsymmetric InformationAt ParAtomic SwapsAt The MoneyAttorney-in-FactAttribution AnalysisAttritionAuction MarketAuditAudit CommitteeAudit RiskAuditorAuditor's OpinionAuditor's ReportAugmented ProductAusterityAustralian Securities Exchange (ASX)AutarkyAuthorized StockAutocorrelationAutomated Clearing House (ACH)Automated Customer Account Transfer Service (ACATS)Automated Teller Machine (ATM)Automatic Bill PaymentAutomatic Premium LoanAutomatic StabilizerAutonomous ConsumptionAutonomous ExpenditureAutoregressiveAutoregressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA)Available BalanceAvailable-for-Sale SecurityAverage Age Of InventoryAverage Annual Growth Rate (AAGR)Average Annual Return (AAR)Average InventoryAverage Collection PeriodAverage Cost BasisAverage Cost MethodAverage Daily Balance MethodAverage Daily Rate (ADR)Average Daily Trading Volume (ADTV)Average Directional Index (ADX)Average LifeAverage Outstanding BalanceAverage Propensity to ConsumeAverage ReturnAverage Selling Price (ASP)Average True Range (ATR)Axe