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Hard Landing

Hard Landing What is 'Hard Landing' An economic state wherein the economy is slowing down sharply or is tipped into outright recession after a period of rapid growth, due to government att

Health Insurance

DefinitionHealth insurance is insurance that covers the whole or a part of the risk of a person incurring medical expenses, spreading the risk over a large number of persons. By estimating t

Gapping

DefinitionIn linguistics, gapping is a type of ellipsis that occurs in the non-initial conjuncts of coordinate structures. Gapping usually elides minimally a finite verb and further any non-

Dawn Raid

DefinitionA police raid is a visit by police or other law enforcement officers often in the early morning or late at night, with the aim of using the element of surprise to arrest suspects b

John R. Hicks

DefinitionJohn R. Hicks was a murderer executed by the U.S. state of Ohio. He was executed for the August 2, 1985 murder of his 5-year-old stepdaughter, Brandy Green. He was also convicted o

James E. Meade

DefinitionJames Edward Meade CB, FBA was a British economist and winner of the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with the Swedish economist Bertil Ohlin for their "pathb

Law Of 29

Law Of 29 What is 'Law Of 29' A belief held by some marketers that on average a prospective customer will not purchase a good or service until they have been exposed to a marketing message

Economic Forecasting

DefinitionEconomic forecasting is the process of making predictions about the economy. Forecasts can be carried out at a high level of aggregation—for example for GDP, inflation, unemploym

Daily Factor

Daily Factor What is 'Daily Factor' A decimal representing the portion of an annual yield earned in one day. Daily factors are often reported alongside current annualized yield figures, an

H

H What is 'H' A Nasdaq stock symbol specifying that it is the second preferred bond of the company. Explaining 'H' Nasdaq-listed securities have four or five characters. If a fifth lett
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