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16 Results for Tag: deficit

Hawk

Hawk What is a 'Hawk' A hawk, also known as an inflation hawk, is a policymaker or advisor who is predominantly concerned with interest rates as they relate to fiscal policy. A hawk genera

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

National Savings Rate

National Savings Rate What is 'National Savings Rate' An estimate from the U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the amount of income left over after subtracting

National Welfare Fund (Russia)

National Welfare Fund (Russia) What is 'National Welfare Fund (Russia)' One of two parts of the Russian sovereign wealth fund, the other being the Reserve Fund. The National Welfare Fund i

Make To Assemble (MTA)

Make To Assemble (MTA) What is 'Make To Assemble - MTA' A manufacturing production strategy where a company stocks the basic components of a product based on demand forecasts, but does not

Absorbed Account

Absorbed Account What is 'Absorbed Account' An account that has been combined or that has merged with another related account. Accounts are often absorbed into existing accounts as a way o

Balance Of Trade (BOT)

Balance Of Trade (BOT) What is 'Balance Of Trade - BOT' The balance of trade (BOT) is the difference between a country's imports and its exports for a given time period. The balance of tra

Balance Of Payments (BOP)

Balance Of Payments (BOP) What is a 'Balance Of Payments (BOP)' A statement that summarizes an economy’s transactions with the rest of the world for a specified time period. The balance

Quasi-Reorganization

Quasi-Reorganization What is 'Quasi-Reorganization' A relatively obscure provision under U.S. GAAP which provides that under certain circumstances, a firm may eliminate a deficit in its re

War Babies

War Babies What is 'War Babies' A name given to securities in companies that are defense contractors. These securities are called war babies because they are viewed as securities of firms
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