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Kamikaze Defense

Kamikaze Defense What is 'Kamikaze Defense ' A type of takeover defense mechanism sometimes resorted to by a company that is the target of a hostile bid. Kamikaze defense involves reshapin

Kremlinomics

Kremlinomics What is 'Kremlinomics' A financial buzz word used to describe economic policies which some view to be overly leftist. Kremlinomics alludes to the communist policies of the Rus

Hyperinflation

DefinitionIn economics, hyperinflation is very high and typically accelerating inflation. It quickly erodes the real value of the currency, as the prices of most or all goods increase. This

Yellow Sheets

Yellow Sheets What is 'Yellow Sheets' A United States bulletin that provides updated bid and ask prices as well as other information on over-the-counter (OTC) corporate bonds (also called

In The Tank

In The Tank What is 'In The Tank' A slang term referring to very poor performance, as in that of a security, sector or market. A security, sector or market can be considered "in the tank"

Naked Warrant

Naked Warrant What is 'Naked Warrant' A warrant that is issued without a host bond. A naked warrant allows the holder to buy or sell a particular financial instrument, such as a bond or sh

Natural Guardian

Natural Guardian What is 'Natural Guardian' A child's parent. In divorce situations, the parent with custody is considered the natural guardian. The opposite of a natural guardian is an ap

Offsetting Transaction

Offsetting Transaction What is an 'Offsetting Transaction' In trading, an activity that exactly cancels the risks and benefits of another instrument in the portfolio. An offsetting transac

On Stream

On Stream What is 'On Stream' An investment that is on track to earn its expected return. Stocks, funds or any other investment vehicle that is presently performing in a way that allows it

Karl Marx

Karl Marx Who was 'Karl Marx' Karl Marx was a philosopher and economist famous for his ideas about capitalism and communism. Marx, in conjunction with Friedrich Engels, published "The Comm
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