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Foreign direct investment

Direct investments in productive assets by a company 

Incorporated

 in a foreign country, as opposed to investments in shares of 

Local

 companies by foreign entities. An important feature of an increasingly globalized 

Economic

 system.



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Accelerated Cost Recovery System

,

Active asset

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Alternative assets

,

Asset

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Available assets

,

Adjustable rate

,

Asset management account

,

Accrual of discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

Asset swap

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

American Depositary Share

,

At risk

,

Asset acquisition

,

Asset class

,

Asset financing

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Asset-based finance

,

Asset-based lending

,

Asset conversion loan

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Asset allocation fund

,

Assets under management

,

Asset turnover

,

Automatic investment plan

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Burn rate

,

Bank holding company

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

Business finance companies

,

B shares

,

Bearer share

,

Bonus share

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Capital asset

,

Capital investment

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Central assets account

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Corporate bond equivalent

,

Corporate trust

,

Coupon rate

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodity-product spread

,

Country risk

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Corporate action

,

Corporate governance

,

Cost of carry

,

Corporate Financing Committee

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Corporate fiduciary

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Correspondency system

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Controlled company

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Capital Asset Pricing Model

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Corporate repurchase

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Curbs in

,

Corporate venture capital

,

Direct profit

,

Deposit in transit

,

Direct deposit

,

Direct sends

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Direct issuer

,

Direct paper

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Directed share program

,

Direct financing

,

Direct placement

,

Direct Public Offering

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Direct lease

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Direct rollover

,

Direct transfer

,

Direct participation program

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Earning asset

,

Economic surplus

,

Economic value

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

European Monetary System

,

Exchange rate

,

Economic

,

Economic cycle

,

Economic growth

,

Economic growth rate

,

Economic indicator

,

Economic sanctions

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Effective tax rate

,

Economic rent

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Financial asset

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed asset

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign currency option

,

Foreign exchange

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Fractional share

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Foreign Debt

,

Foreign corporation

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form S-1

,

Finance company

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Global bond

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

Gross National Product

,

G-8

,

Global

,

Global Depositary Receipt

,

Global fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hidden asset

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

House of issue

,

Holding company

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Held at the opening

,

Inactive asset

,

Intangible asset

,

Investment flows

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Investment multiplier

,

Interest rate futures

,

Import

,

Interbank Rate

,

Identified shares

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

Incorporated

,

In intestacy

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Institutional shares

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Investment property

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

Intermarket Trading System

,

In the tank

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order information system

,

Local bill

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Local

,

Limited company

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal assets

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Limited Liability Company

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Mutual company

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Make a market

,

Margin rate

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage rate

,

Management company

,

Morningstar Rating System

,

Mill rate

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Net current assets

,

Net investment

,

Net quick assets

,

Net tangible assets

,

Noncurrent asset

,

Non-financial asset

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

National Market System

,

Nominal rate

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

Nominal asset

,

No-Fault

,

Net Asset Value

,

No-Action Letter

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Nonperforming asset

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

No-load stock

,

No book

,

Other current assets

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Operating rate

,

Offshore company

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end management company

,

Out of the money

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pro forma

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

Preference shares

,

Preferred shares

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

PPO

,

Public company

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Prime rate fund

,

Plan asset

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Quick assets

,

Qualifying share

,

Real asset

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Rate covenant

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Redeemable shares

,

Registered Company

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Regulation Z

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SG&A

,

Stranded asset

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Spot rate

,

Segregation of securities

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Share

,

Small corporate offering registration

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Start rate

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Share price

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Sin tax

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Tangible asset

,

Total assets

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Direct

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Total asset turnover

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Trust company

,

Teaser rate

,

TED spread

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Title company

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unemployment rate

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Waiver of premium

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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