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Accelerated Cost Recovery System

Accelerated Cost Recovery System (USA)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
87 words
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1

The depreciation schedules established for tax purposes by the Economic Recovery Act of 1981 and subsequently modified by the Tax

add-on interest rate

add-on interest rate (USA)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
84 words
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2

A method of calculating interest on amortizing loans, usually used with consumer credit, where the simple interest is calculated on

adjusted certificate of deposit rate

adjusted certificate of deposit rate (Banks; USA)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
82 words
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A method of pricing loans based on the rate for certificates of deposit (CD) and adjusting to reflect

adoption of innovations

adoption of innovations   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
223 words
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It has been suggested that those consumers who eventually accept an innovation can fall into the five groups shown in

annual equivalent

annual equivalent   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
145 words
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4

The yield on a bond that pays interest more than once a year, presented as an annual figure. Used, for

annuity

annuity   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
212 words
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1 A fixed set of cash flows for a given period featuring the same periodic cash flow and the same

Ansoff matrix

Ansoff matrix   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Marketing (4 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
371 words
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A model for analysing the approach to product-market growth strategies developed in 1965 by H Igor Ansoff in his book

arithmetic average

arithmetic average   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
32 words
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The average of a set of numbers obtained by adding the numbers together and dividing by the number of observations:

ascending tops

ascending tops   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
67 words
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A bullish chart analysis pattern where each succeeding peak is higher than the previous one and where a resistance line

at the market

at the market   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
27 words
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Instruction to transact at the prevailing market price, whatever it is.

attitude

attitude   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Business and Management (6 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management
Length:
95 words
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The way in which a person views and evaluates something or someone. Attitudes determine whether people like or dislike things—and

back-to-back loan

back-to-back loan   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
112 words
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One of two loans in different currencies but initially with the same value and maturity where party A lends to

bank discount basis

bank discount basis   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
141 words
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The annualized simple interest rate based on the par value of the security. It is the method used to quote

bear spread

bear spread (Options)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
254 words
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A strategy used in the option markets which reduces the amount of option premium required to profit from an expected

binary option

binary option   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
42 words
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An exotic type of option where the payout is typically all or nothing, depending on the underlying at expiry

binomial distribution

binomial distribution   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
82 words
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A discrete probability distribution where there are at any time only one of two possible outcomes. For instance, repeated tossing

Binomial jump diffusion process

Binomial jump diffusion process   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
37 words
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A combined binomial lattice with jump process used for option pricing which aims to take into account the non-stationarity of

binomial pyramid

binomial pyramid   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
32 words
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The cumulating density function of a binomial distribution. The initial part looks as in the figure. See also binomial

bond risk

bond risk   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
62 words
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A measure of bond price sensitivity based on modified duration and the full price of a bond, expressed as a

book value

book value (Accounting)   Reference library

The Handbook of International Financial Terms

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Business and Management, Economics
Length:
89 words
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1 The original purchase price, less the cumulative depreciation of an asset (cf. market value; sunk cost).

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