Tag Archives: Glossary

Venture capital

Venture capital is the capital invested in high risk projects by private companies or individuals in search of a higher-than-average return on investment.
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Capitalism

In capitalism the owners and managers of assets derive the greatest portion of profit from the use of those assets.
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Capital gains

Capital gains include the profits derived from the sale of an asset, or the increased value of an asset from time of purchase until the present.
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Capital goods

Capital goods are manufactured goods that are for productive industrial use. Example: machinery and tools
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Capital

Financial, physical and intellectual assets that are used to produce goods and services. Capital is one of the most important factor of production.
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Buyer of last resort

Buyer of last resort is an economy whose stability, strength and regular levels of consumption permit it to assist smaller and troubled economies through the purchase of goods and services during the period of economic crisis.
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Business cycle

Business cycle is a regular cycle of growth and contraction in an economy that dictate overall stability. The relative severity of business cycle can be affected by domestic business, politics, natural phenomena, and external trade.
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Bullion

Bullion is either gold or silver in bulk form regarded as raw material for use in industry, coinage or as a nation’s reserve.┬áBullion refers to precious metals in bulk form which are regularly traded on commodity markets. The value of bullion is typically determined by the value of its precious metals content, which is defined […]
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Boom phase

Boom phase is a period of great economic growth accompanied by large gains in per capita income.
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Bond market

Bond market is that sector of financial market that buys and sells securities in the form of private and governmental debt with set redemption dates.
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