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pac
In the US, a political action committee (pac) is an organised group that raises money in order to support or defeat a candidate or issue in ...
Pac-man defence strategy
When the target company of a hostile takeover bid defends itself by attempting to take over the potential acquirer. Named after the Pac-man ...
paid-in capital
Also called contributed capital. That part of a company's equity capital that has been financed by the issue of shares. It includes the ...
Panama plan
A Panama plan entails using another country’s currency without forming a currency union with common fiscal aims. Panama plan is a ...
panic selling/buying
Extremely active selling or buying of stocks by investors, normally in response to a surprise event and with little regard to the ...
paper profit/loss
The gain or loss made on a securities or commodity position that has not yet been closed. It is calculated by comparing the current market ...
par bond
A bond that sells at par value.
par value
Par for short. This is the notional value of a share, and in normal market conditions is largely meaningless to holders of common, or ...
paradox of thrift
This describes the economic danger of a propensity to save money, causing a recession to be prolonged through a spiral of decining ...
parent company
A company that has a majority or controlling stake in another company (called a subsidiary or unit). Also see affiliate.
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