WEB SITES FOR DISCERNING FINANCE
Glossary. Online version of glossary found in Fundamentals of
Financial Management, 13/e.
AAII Investor Glossary. Courtesy
of the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII).
Abbreviations.com. The A to
Acronyms, Abbreviations & Initialisms on the Net. There is even a
Terms|Accounting Dictionary. Courtesy of AccountingCoach.com.
Answers.com. Online dictionary,
encyclopedia, and much more. Just type in a business term and see all
the stuff you get! Note: some of this site's content comes courtesy
of Wikipedia, a
free open-source encyclopedia. Open-source encyclopedias have pros and
cons. I believe Wikipedia's pros outweigh the cons, but to learn more
about this issue visit Wikipedia:
Information: Definition of Terms. Definitions for company
"extensions" such as "GmbH". While U.S.
companies are usually followed by "Inc.", many foreign companies have
different endings. This site tells what these terms mean,
and where they are used.
Glossary. Courtesy of Prentice Hall's Guide to E-Commerce and
English-Spanish Specialized Dictionaries. English to Spanish and
Spanish to English financial and accounting dictionaries.
Mortgage Loan Glossary. Courtesy of FHA Mortgage Center.com. (This
website is NOT affiliated with any government
Online reference for financial and investment terms.
Courtesy of Art Branch, Inc.
Financial Times Lexicon.
The definitive glossary of economic, financial and business terms.
Glossary. International business glossary.
Bankruptcy Terms. Courtesy of BankruptcyData.Com.
Bond Terms. Courtesy of InvestinginBonds.com.
International Trade Terms. Courtesy of TradePort -- California's
Gateway to Global Trade.
of Project Finance Terms and Acronyms. Courtesy of Professor Benjamin
C. Esty, who created and maintains the
a Business: Glossary of Terms.
Latham & Watkins LLP -
Book of JargonŽ. Series of online glossaries and APPs
demystifies legal and business jargon, merger
regimes and bribery and corruption rules in multiple jurisdictions.
Intended for legal, financial and business executives across the
Mortgage Dictionary -- Glossary of Key Terms. Courtesy of
Management Glossary. A comparative glossary (i.e., alternative
definitions are often provided) of project management terms.
Courtesy of the American Society for Quality.
- Small Business Taxes & Management:
Glossary. Glossary indexes several sources -- terms are fully
searchable by author or can be browsed by letter.
TreasuryDirect Glossaries. Treasury securities glossaries -- one
individuals and another for
Wikipedia: List of finance topics (alphabetical). Detailed
descriptions of finance topics/terms courtesy of "Wikipedia," a free
open-source encyclopedia. An open-source encyclopedia has pros and
cons. For this one, I think the pros outweigh the cons. To learn more,
Wikipedia:About. Also, see their entries for Accountancy and
The Word Spy. This Web site is
devoted to lexpionage, the sleuthing of new words and phrases.
Find out about the adoption and origins of words and phrases like "B2B,"
"fume date," "triple bottom line," and "cookie-jar accounting."
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