46 Results for Tag: concepts

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


Kappa What is 'Kappa' One of the "Greeks," kappa is the ratio of the dollar price change of an option to a 1% change in the expected price volatility (also called implied volatility) of th

Key Employee

DefinitionKey employee, in U.S. Internal Revenue Service terminology, is an employee classification used when determining if company-sponsored qualified retirement plans, including 401 defin

Key Currency

Key Currency What is 'Key Currency' The currency used as a reference in an international transaction or when setting an exchange rate. The key currency used is usually issued by a stable,


DefinitionA yo-yo is a toy consisting of an axle connected to two disks, and a string looped around the axle. It has some similarities to a slender. Yo-Yo What is 'Yo-Yo' Yo-yo is slang fo

National Income Accounting

DefinitionA variety of measures of national income and output are used in economics to estimate total economic activity in a country or region, including gross domestic product, gross nation

Narrow Basis

Narrow Basis What is 'Narrow Basis' A condition found in futures markets in which the spot price of underlying commodities is close to the futures price of the same contract. Explaining

Managerial Accounting

DefinitionIn management accounting or managerial accounting, managers use the provisions of accounting information in order to better inform themselves before they decide matters within thei

Absolute Advantage

DefinitionIn economics, the principle of absolute advantage refers to the ability of a party to produce a greater quantity of a good, product, or service than competitors, using the same amo

Random Variable

Random Variable What is a 'Random Variable' A random variable is a variable whose value is unknown or a function that assigns values to each of an experiment's outcomes. Random variables a
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