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Kyoto Protocol

DefinitionThe Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change that commits state parties to reduce greenhouse gas emiss

Hamada Equation

DefinitionIn corporate finance, Hamada's equation, named after Robert Hamada, is used to separate the financial risk of a levered firm from its business risk. The equation combines the Modig

Headline Effect

Headline Effect What is 'Headline Effect' The effect that negative news in the popular press has on a corporation or an economy. Whether it is justified or not, the investing public's reac

Halo Effect

Halo Effect What is the 'Halo Effect' The halo effect is a term used in marketing to explain the bias shown by customers toward certain products because of a favorable experience with othe

Hands-On Investor

Hands-On Investor What is 'Hands-On Investor' An investor who holds a large portion of a company's shares and takes an active management role. A hands-on investor can also be called a majo

Icarus Factor

Definition"The Icarus Factor" is the 14th episode of the second season of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation, the 40th episode overall, first broad

Implementation Lag

Implementation Lag What is 'Implementation Lag' The time lag between when a macroeconomic shock or other adverse condition is recognized by central banks and the government, and when a cor

October Effect

October Effect What is 'October Effect' The theory that stocks tend to decline during the month of October. The October effect is considered mainly to be a psychological expectation rather

Rate Level Risk

Rate Level Risk What is 'Rate Level Risk' A type of interest rate risk which asserts that the characteristics of interest rate fluctuation are variable (as opposed to constant) over a peri

Real Value

Real Value What is the 'Real Value' The real value is nominal value adjusted for inflation. The real value is obtained by removing the effect of price level changes from the nominal value
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