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Keidanren

Keidanren What is 'Keidanren' A Japanese abbreviation for the Japan Federation of Economic Organizations. The Keidanren was created in 1946 to address the issues and concerns of Japanese b

Kanban

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

Headline Inflation

DefinitionHeadline inflation is a measure of the total inflation within an economy, including commodities such as food and energy prices, which tend to be much more volatile and prone to inf

In The Pink

In The Pink What is 'In The Pink' An informal expression used to describe a situation in which an investor or an economy is in a good financial position. More generally, it refers to being

Nanny Tax

DefinitionThe combination of payroll taxes withheld from a household employee and the employment taxes paid by their employer are commonly referred to as the nanny tax. Under current law, an

Rationalization

Rationalization What is 'Rationalization' Rationalization is a reorganization of a company in order to increase its efficiency. This reorganization may lead to an expansion or reduction in

Paper Trade

Paper Trade What is 'Paper Trade' A paper trade refers to using simulated trading to practice buying and selling securities without actual money being involved. While a paper trade can be

Vault Receipt

Vault Receipt What is 'Vault Receipt' A document frequently used as a delivery instrument to indicate ownership of precious metals stored in a bank, warehouse, or depository. Also known as

General And Administrative Leverage

General And Administrative Leverage What is 'General And Administrative Leverage' A variable within a cost benefit analysis of an acquisition where the potential reduction in overall gener

Dealer Market

Dealer Market What is a 'Dealer Market' A financial market mechanism wherein multiple dealers post prices at which they will buy or sell a specific security of instrument. In a dealer mark
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