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Working Ratio

The working ratio is a financial ratio used to measure a company’s ability to recover operating costs from annual revenue. A low, fractional working ratio is an indicator of a company’s financial sustainability. A small figure indicates read more

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EV/2P Ratio Definition

The EV/2P ratio is a ratio used to value oil and gas companies. It consists of the enterprise value (EV) divided by the proven and probable (2P) reserves. The enterprise value reflects the company’s total value. Proven and probable (2P) refers read more

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Japan Association Of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation – Jasdaq

The Japan Association Of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation (Jasdaq) is one of the Japanese stock markets that falls under the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE). It is an electronic security exchange based in Tokyo, Japan. It was originally an over-the-counter read more

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Loss Ratio

Loss ratio is used in the insurance industry, representing the ratio of losses to premiums earned. Losses in loss ratios include paid insurance claims and adjustment expenses. The loss ratio formula is insurance claims paid plus adjustment expenses read more

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Gross National Product (GNP) Deflator

The gross national product deflator is an economic metric that accounts for the effects of inflation in the current year’s gross national product by converting its output to a level relative to a base period. The GNP deflator can be confused read more

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Wholesale Banking

Wholesale banking refers to banking services sold to large clients, such as other banks, other financial institutions, government agencies, large corporations, and real estate developers. It is the opposite of retail banking, which focuses on individual read more

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Unrecaptured Section 1250 Gain

Unrecaptured section 1250 gain is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax provision where previously recognized depreciation is recaptured into income when a gain is realized on the sale of depreciable real estate property. Unrecaptured section 1250 read more

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Equity Market

An equity market is a market in which shares are issued and traded, either through exchanges or over-the-counter markets. Also known as the stock market, it is one of the most vital areas of a market economy because it gives companies access to capital read more

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Guide to Checking Accounts

A checking account is a deposit account held at a financial institution that allows withdrawals and deposits. Also called demand accounts or transactional accounts, checking accounts are very liquid and can be accessed using checks, automated teller read more