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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

Kicker Pattern

Kicker Pattern What is 'Kicker Pattern' A two-bar candlestick pattern that is used to predict a change in the direction of the trend for an asset's price. This pattern is characterized by

Headline Risk

Headline Risk What is 'Headline Risk' The possibility that a news story will adversely affect a stock's price. Headline risk can also impact the performance of the stock market as a whole.

Hard Dollars

Hard Dollars What is 'Hard Dollars' Cash fees or payments made by an investor or customer to a brokerage firm in return for their services. Hard dollars differ from soft dollar payments be

Hard Currency

DefinitionHard currency, safe-haven currency or strong currency is any globally traded currency that serves as a reliable and stable store of value. Factors contributing to a currency's hard

Import And Export Prices

Import And Export Prices What is 'Import And Export Prices' Two indexes that monitor the prices of imports and exports in the United States. The import and export prices indexes are create

Import Substitution Industrialization – ISI

DefinitionImport substitution industrialization is a trade and economic policy which advocates replacing foreign imports with domestic production. ISI is based on the premise that a country

National Currency

National Currency What is 'National Currency' The currency or legal tender issued by a nation's central bank or monetary authority. The national currency of a nation is usually the predomi

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

Import Duty

Import Duty What is an 'Import Duty ' Import duty is a tax collected on imports and some exports by the customs authorities of a country. It is usually based on the value of the goods tha
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