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Marginal propensity to consume

An 

Economic

 term for the amount that consumption changes in response to an incremental change in disposable income. Equal to the change in consumption divided by the change in 

Disposable income

 that produced the consumption change.



Related Terms: 4

Disposable income

,

Economic

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Term


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Starting With: M


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10-Q

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Amortization term

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Amount recognized

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

,

B shares

,

Before-tax income

,

Beat the gun

,

Current income

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capital consumption allowance

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Contract for deed

,

C shares

,

Close to the money

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Decreasing term life

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Disposable income

,

Economic surplus

,

Economic value

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Either-or order

,

Economic

,

Economic cycle

,

Economic growth

,

Economic growth rate

,

Economic indicator

,

Economic sanctions

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Economic rent

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Earned income tax credit

,

First In First Out

,

Form 10-Q

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Fixed income

,

Fixed income equivalent

,

Fixed-income arbitrage

,

Flight to quality

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Face amount

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form S-1

,

Federal ID Number

,

Gross income

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hit the bid

,

Hang Seng Index

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Income statement

,

Income bond

,

In escrow

,

Intermediate-term

,

In-house

,

Income coverage

,

Income stock

,

In line

,

Income distribution

,

Incremental analysis

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income fund

,

Income risk

,

I/O strip

,

Income property

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Income exclusion rule

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Last In First Out

,

Long-term

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Level term insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Lump sum distribution

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Lump sum

,

Long-term lease

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Make a market

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Money at call

,

Net income

,

Net income multiplier

,

Net Operating Income

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notional principal amount

,

No-load

,

No-load stock

,

Net change

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Other income

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Option income fund

,

Out of the money

,

Ordinary income

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pro forma

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Phantom income

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Personal Consumption Expenditures

,

Principal amount

,

Premium income

,

Passive income

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Painting the tape

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Regulation Q

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Regulation A

,

Right to Know

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

SG&A

,

Short-term reserves

,

S&L

,

Short-term

,

Sell the book

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Term CD

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Term insurance

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Term trust

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxable income

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

Term sheet

,

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

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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