Economy FAQ – A work in progress

 A vulgarization of business and economic terms.  To facilitate the understanding of our economic environment and the decision making process

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Financial_services

Fed – Dederal Reserve Board

Treasury

Mixed Economy

Socialism

Capitalism

Market economy

State economy

Keynesian

Ricardian

Trickle Down

World Trade Organization

Nafta

Monetary Policy

Quantitative Easing

Budget Deficit

Pension

Retirement Benefits

Retirement plan types

Social security

Corpoation

Sub Chapter S Corp

LLC

Partnership

Ownership

Monetary leveraging

Bonds

MBS

CMBS

Securitization

Foreign exchange rates

GDP

GNP

PPP vs Nominal

Economic sectors

Primary sector

Secondary sector

Tertiary sector

Quarternary sector

Quinary sector

 Funds

No Load fund

Mutual fund

Wealth management, advisers

Hedge funds

Private equity funds

Leverage buy back

Equity vs Fixed income

Commodities

Future

Short

Long

Short Sale

ARM

Libor

Index

Margin ( Stock buying, Loan adjustment, ..)

Amortization

Online 1st, 2nd generations

Outsourcing

Angel investor

Start up

1st , 2nd round

Valuation

 Go public = IPO

 Equity partner

Start up investors?

Investment banking

Merger and acquisition

Wall Street

Main Street

Securitization – list of financial products

LBO

REIT

Financial products insurance (AIG)

Annuity

Wealth management

Tax planning

Progressive taxation

Fiscal policy

Social vs fiscal issues in politics

Potitics vs policy

Structured notes

Venture capitalist

IMF

World Bank

Bretton Woods

Gold standard – Definition and history

Stock warrant

Put

Credit default swap

Collaterized Debt Obligation

AIG crisis

Lehman Brothers

Great Recession

Financial crisis

Stock Bubble 2000

Real Estate bubble

Deleveraging

 7 G

8 G

20 G

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