Tag: Investment Terms

  • Foreign Currency

    Foreign money….

  • Gold Exchange Standard

    A system of fixing exchange rates adopted in the Bretton Woods agreement. It involved the U.S. pegging the dollar to gold and other countries pegging their currencies to the dollar….

  • Eurobond

    A bond that is (1) underwritten by an international syndicate, (2) offered at issuance simultaneously to investors in a number of countries, and (3) issued outside the jurisdiction of any single country….

  • Futures Market

    A market in which contracts for future delivery of a commodity or a security are bought or sold….

  • Eurodollar

    This is an American dollar that has been deposited in a European bank or an U.S. bank branch located in Europe. It got there as a result of payments made to overseas companies for merchandise….

  • Expropriation


    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Expropriation Meaning of Expropriation The compulsory purchase of land or other property of a person by a municipal or other governmental authority usually in return for fair compensation. The right to […]

  • Goodwill

    The advantage or benefit which is acquired by a business, beyond the mere value of the capital, stock, funds or property employed therein, in consequence of the general public patronage and encouragement which it receives from constant or habitual customers. See Metropolitan Nat. Bank v St. […]

  • Fiscal Policy

    Financial Definition of Fiscal Policy Meaning of Fiscal Policy The use of government spending and taxing for the specific purpose of stabilizing the economy. Related Entries of Fiscal Policy in the […]

  • Erosion

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Erosion Meaning of Erosion The gradual wearing away of land by the act of the currents of waters or tides. state of Arkansas v State of Tennessee, 246 U.S. 158, 38 S.Ct. 301, 63 L.Ed. 638. <div […]

  • Ethics

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Ethics Meaning of Ethics The basic principles of right action . Ethics of a profession are the general body of rules, written or unwritten, relative to the conduct of the members of the profession […]

  • Holding Company

    A corporation that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors….

  • Gold Standard

    An international monetary system in which currencies are defined in terms of their gold content and payment imbalances between countries are settled in gold. It was in effect from about 1870-1914….

  • Financial Market

    Financial Definition of Financial Market Meaning of Financial Market An organized institutional structure or mechanism for creating and exchanging financial assets. Related Entries of Financial Market in […]

  • Financial Planning

    The process of evaluating the investing and financing options available to a firm. It includes attempting to make optimal decisions, projecting the consequences of these decisions for the firm in the form of a financial plan, and then comparing future performance against that plan….

  • Exchange Controls

    Governmental restrictions on the purchase of foreign currencies by domestic citizens or on the purchase of the local domestic currency by foreigners….