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Gary S. Becker

DefinitionGary Stanley Becker was an American economist and empiricist. He was a professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago. Described as "the most important social sc


Abend What is 'Abend' An unexpected end to a computer program that results in the system crashing or closing down. Derived from the abbreviated version of the term "abnormal end", abend cr

James D. Slater

James D. Slater What is 'James D. Slater' A renowned investment author in Britain, who wrote a Sunday column in London's The Sunday Telegraph under the pen name "The Capitalist". Slater wa

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

Jesse L. Livermore

DefinitionJesse Lauriston Livermore was an American investor and security analyst. Livermore was famed for making and losing several multimillion-dollar fortunes and short selling during the


Quadrix What is 'Quadrix' A stock valuation system that uses over 100 variables in seven major categories to determine the value of a stock. The overall score for a particular stock is det

Nakahara Prize

DefinitionThe Nakahara Prize is an annual award given by the Japanese Economic Association to Japanese economists under the age of 45 whose work has gained international recognition. The pri

Baby Bells

DefinitionThe Regional Bell Operating Companies are the result of United States v. AT&T, the U.S. Department of Justice antitrust suit against the former American Telephone & Telegraph Compa