Browse thousands of words and phrases selected by Financial Times editors.
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Widely used term for electronic commerce, the buying and selling of goods over the internet. This can take the form of business-to-business ...
E-money is electronic money which is exchanged electronically over a technical device such as a computer or mobile phone. E-money in ...
The profit of a company or the salary of an employee.
earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation
Ebitda stands for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortisation. Investors rely on Ebitda as a measure of ...
earnings conference call
An earnings conference call is a teleconference where public company officials discuss reported financial performance and provide future ...
Financial reporting requires management to make estimates about future benefits and obligations. For example, management is required to ...
A trend of accelerating growth in earnings per share.
How profit has been earned, rather than how much. For instance, if a company has made most of its profit from an investment gain, rather ...
When a company reports earnings that are higher or lower than expected by securities analysts.
Jargon for when an underwriter of a share issue cannot find enough buyers and is forced to buy some or all of the stock himself.