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J-curve
The pattern of change in the balance of trade after a currency devaluation. The balance deteriorates initially as the local currency value ...
January effect
The tendency of stocks in the US to fall towards the end of December then recover quickly in the first few trading sessions of January. The ...
jihad
Jihad is often translated as "holy war", but that narrow definition is disputed, by many muslims who employ a wider definition. Most muslims ...
JOBS act
The JOBS Act, signed by Barack Obama, US president, in April 2012, stands for Jumpstarting our Business Startups. This ...
joint and several liability
When a number of parties make a joint commitment under a contract and agree to be liable as a group as well as individually (jointly and ...
joint Implementation
Similar mechanism to the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), but involving carbon reduction projects in former eastern bloc countries, such ...
joint supply
The supply of more than one product from a single source, e.g.: mutton and wool, beef and milk, etc. Supplies of the products are ...
joint venture
Agreement between two or more companies to cooperate on a particular project or a business that serves their mutual interests. In most ...
jugaad innovation
Jugaad (a word taken from Hindi which captures the meaning of finding a low-cost solution to any problem in an intelligent way) is a new way ...
juguo
Juguo is China's unique sports system introduced ahead of the Beijing Olympics (2008), which combines early scouting and hard training with ...