26 Results for Tag: theories

Back Stop

Back Stop What is a 'Back Stop' A back stop is the act of providing last-resort support or security in a securities offering for the unsubscribed portion of shares. A company tries to rais


Cancellation What is 'Cancellation' A cancellation is a notice made by a broker, to his client, informing him an erroneous trade was made and is being rectified. Despite the fact technolog

False Signal

False Signal What is 'False Signal' In technical analysis, a false signal refers to an indication of future price movements which gives an inaccurate picture of the economic reality. False

David Ricardo

DefinitionDavid Ricardo was a British political economist, one of the most influential of the classical economists along with Thomas Malthus, Adam Smith and James Mill. David Ricardo Who wa


DefinitionIn underconsumption theory in economics, recessions and stagnation arise due to inadequate consumer demand relative to the amount produced. It means that there is an overproduction


DefinitionUltimogeniture, also known as postremogeniture or junior right, is the tradition of inheritance by the last-born of a privileged position in a parent's wealth or office. The tradit

Uncovered Option

Uncovered Option What is an 'Uncovered Option' An uncovered option is a type of options contract that is not backed by an offsetting position that would help mitigate risk. "Trading naked"


Quid What is 'Quid' Quid is a slang term for the pound sterling, or the British pound, the currency of the United Kingdom. A quid is equivalent to 100 pence, and it is thought to come from


Investment Investment refers to buying financial assets with the expectation of earning profit in the future. The underlying asset is purchased not for immediate consumption, but to create w

John Maynard Keynes

DefinitionJohn Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments.
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