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Key Person Insurance

DefinitionKey person insurance, also commonly called keyman insurance and key man insurance or 'key employee insurance', is an important form of business insurance. There is no legal definit

Health Savings Account (HSA)

Health Savings Account (HSA) What is a 'Health Savings Account - HSA' A Health Savings Account (HSA) is an account created for individuals who are covered under high-deductible health plan


DefinitionKanban is a scheduling system for lean manufacturing and just-in-time manufacturing. Taiichi Ohno, an industrial engineer at Toyota, developed kanban to improve manufacturing effic


DefinitionIn economics, hyperinflation is very high and typically accelerating inflation. It quickly erodes the real value of the currency, as the prices of most or all goods increase. This

Yield Curve Risk

Yield Curve Risk What is the 'Yield Curve Risk' The yield curve risk is the risk of experiencing an adverse shift in market interest rates associated with investing in a fixed income instr

Yield Curve

Yield Curve A yield curve depicts interest rates of bonds having different maturities, but same credit quality, at a specific point in time. The yield curve is mostly used to compare rates o

Icahn Lift

Icahn Lift What is 'Icahn Lift' The name given to the rise in stock price that occurs when Carl Icahn begins to purchase shares in a company. The Icahn lift occurs because of Mr. Icahn's r


DefinitionAn oligopoly is a market form wherein a market or industry is dominated by a small number of large sellers. Oligopolies can result from various forms of collusion which reduce comp


DefinitionAn oligopsony is a market form in which the number of buyers is small while the number of sellers in theory could be large. This typically happens in a market for inputs where nume

One-Child Policy

DefinitionThe one-child policy, a part of the family planning policy, was a population planning policy of China. It was introduced in 1979 and began to be formally phased out near the end of
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