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Sacred Cow

Sacred Cow What is 'Sacred Cow' A firmly held mainstream belief that is considered to be true without independent verification. In finance, and in particular in investing, there are many s

Dead Hand Provision

Dead Hand Provision What is 'Dead Hand Provision' A stipulation on a defense mechanism (or poison pill) used by companies in order to protect against a merger or takeover by another compan

Deadweight Loss Of Taxation

DefinitionIn economics, the excess burden of taxation, also known as the deadweight cost or deadweight loss of taxation, is one of the economic losses that society suffers as the result of t

Dead Cat Bounce

DefinitionDead Cat Bounce is an Irish comedy band made up of Demian Fox, Shane O'Brien and James Walmsley. Based in Dublin, but touring all over the world, the group perform all-original com

Dead Money

Dead Money What is 'Dead Money' A slang term for money invested in a security with minor hopes of appreciation or earning a return. The stock may also be referred as dead money by analysts

Deadweight Loss

DefinitionA deadweight loss, also known as excess burden or allocative inefficiency, is a loss of economic efficiency that can occur when equilibrium for a good or a service is not achieved.

Dead Presidents

Dead Presidents What is 'Dead Presidents' Slang referring to U.S. paper currency. Dead presidents can refer to any unit of currency, but most often refers to George Washington, whose pictu

Kill

Kill What is 'Kill' To cancel a trade or order that has been placed, but not filled. A trader or investor may desire to kill an unfilled order when the market has moved against him or her