Terminology

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    Dec'15

    Inside Money

    Inside Money is any debt that is used as money. Inside money is a liability to the issuer. Total amount of inside money in an economy is zero.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Investment

    Investment is defined as any use of resources intended to increase future production output or income.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Initial Public Offering

    IPO stands for Initial Public Offering, the event of a firm's first sale of stock shares.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Inflation

    Inflation is an increase in the price of a basket of goods and services that is representative of the economy as a whole.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    International Monetary Fund

    The IMF stands for the International Monetary Fund- an international organization with liquidity services to maintain financial stability.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Monetary Base

    In a modern industrialized monetary economy, the monetary base is made up of: The currency held by individuals and firms and Bank reserves kept within a bank or on deposit at the central bank.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Market Capitalization

    The market capitalization/ market cap is the total number of shares time the market price of each. May be said of a firm's shares, or of all the shares on an equity market.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Giffen Good

    A Giffen Good is a good that experiences increased demand for, when the price rises and decreased demand for, when the price falls. Mainly a theoretical concept, but there have hardly been goods with this property.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Gini Coefficient

    The Gini Coefficient is a number between zero and one that is a measure of inequality. An example is the concentration of suppliers in a market or industry. The Gini Coefficient is the ratio of the area under the Lorenz curve to the area under the diagonal on a graph of the Lorenz curve, which is 5000 if both axes have percentage units. The meaning of the Gini Coefficient: if the suppliers in a...

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Bretton Woods System

    The Bretton Woods system was a international monetary framework of fixed exchange rates after World War II drawn up by the US and Britain in 1944. Keynes was one of the architects. The Bretton Woods system ended on August 15, 1971, when President Richard Nixon ended trading of gold at the fixed price of 35 dollar per ounce. At that point for the first time in history, formal links between the...

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Blue Chip

    The term blue chip usually refers to a stock, but could in theory apply to any financial asset with potential risk. A blue chip stock is one that entails unusually small risk (risk being a subjective judgement). Stocks that are considered blue chip are issued by large stable corporations like IBM.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Bill of exchange

    A bill of exchange is a contract entitling an exporter to receive immediate payment in the local currency for goods that would be shipped elsewhere. Time would elapse between payment in one currency and repayment in another, so the interest rate would also be brought into the transaction.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Balanced Growth

    Macroeconomics model exhibits balanced growth if consumption, investment, and capital grow at a constant rate while hours of work per time period stays constant.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Currency Boards

    In the case of a currency board, money is issued or withdrawn form circulation only as there is foreign exchange backing.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Dollarisation

    In the case of dollarisation, countries abandon any monetary unit of their own and use the money of other country (typically the US), which is why it is referred to as dollarisation.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Surrogate Private Placement

    Where the equity issued abroad is placed with, or subscribed to, by overseas corporate bodies, NRIs or with friendly bankers or banks.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Negotiated dealing system

    It is an electronic platform meant for facilitating deals in government securities and money market instruments, is operated by the RBI.

  • 18

    Dec'15

    Difference between Guarantee and Collateral

    A guarantee is, in law, a contract under which one person agrees to pay the debt or perform the duty fails to do so. A collateral is an asset that is pledged as security for a debt.

  • 17

    Dec'15

    centrometer

    The central portion of the chromosome to which the spindle fibers attach during mitotic and meiotic division.

  • 17

    Dec'15

    Centrifugation

    Separating molecules by size or density using centrifugal forces generated by a spinning rotor. G forces of several hundred thousand times gravity are generated in ultracentrifugation.

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