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Entries starting with T150 results

tactical voting
When a voter supports a candidate above his or her first choice in order to prevent an undesirable outcome.
tail risk
Tails are the end portions of distribution curves represented by bell-shaped graphs that show the statistical probability of  a ...
takaful
Islamic insurance. The philosophical foundation of takaful can be located in Islamic principles such as co-operation, responsibility, mutual ...
take private
When a majority shareholder or other investor buys all of a company's outstanding shares and de-lists the company from the stock market.
take-or-pay contract
An agreement under which the buyer of a product or service still pays even if it decides not to take delivery of the goods or services in ...
takeover
The acquisition of a majority or controlling interest in a company, normally through the purchase of shares. A takeover may be friendly or ...
tangible assets
Assets that have physical form, such as plant and equipment. The opposite of intangible assets.
taper worm
Taper worm is a term borrowed from marathon runners who become anxious they will lose their fitness when they are advised to taper off their ...
tapering
The word tapering in financial terms is increasingly being used to refer to the reduction of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing, or ...
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