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Knowledge Economy

DefinitionThe knowledge economy is the use of knowledge to generate tangible and intangible values. Technology, and in particular, knowledge technology, helps to incorporate part of human kn

Knowledge Capital

DefinitionKnowledge management is the process of creating, sharing, using and managing the knowledge and information of an organisation. It refers to a multidisciplinary approach to achievin

Kondratiev Wave

DefinitionIn economics, Kondratiev waves are hypothesized cycle-like phenomena in the modern world economy. Kondratiev Wave What is 'Kondratiev Wave' An economic theory created by Soviet e

Killer Bees

Killer Bees What is 'Killer Bees' An individual or firm that helps a company fend off a takeover attempt. A killer bee uses defensive strategies to keep an attempted hostile takeover from

Kiting

Kiting What is 'Kiting' Kiting is the act of misrepresenting the value of a financial instrument for the purpose of extending credit obligations or increasing financial leverage. 2. A fr

Kangaroos

DefinitionThe kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae. In common use the term is used to describe the largest species from this family, especially those of the genus Macropus: t

Keepwell Agreement

Keepwell Agreement What is 'Keepwell Agreement' A contract between a parent company and its subsidiary to maintain solvency and financial backing throughout the term set in the agreement.

Kondratieff Wave

DefinitionIn economics, Kondratiev waves are hypothesized cycle-like phenomena in the modern world economy. Kondratieff Wave What is 'Kondratieff Wave' A long-term cycle present in capital

Klinger Oscillator

Klinger Oscillator What is 'Klinger Oscillator' A technical indicator developed by Stephen Klinger that is used to determine long-term trends of money flow while remaining sensitive enough

Kicking The Tires

Kicking The Tires What is 'Kicking The Tires' A slang term for researching an investment before putting any money into it. The process of kicking the tires for a stock might include readin
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