Investor Glossary-business planInvestor Glossary-business planInvestor Glossary-business planInvestor Glossary-business planInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Business Plan

The HTML to link to this page
 

A business plan defines a business and its goals. A good business plan is an essential tool for starting and successfully managing a business. The typical business plan has detailed descriptive information and financial data. Non-financial data in a business plan usually includes a statement of purpose and executive summary, a discussion of marketing methods, a analysis of the competition, details of operating procedures, and bios of key personnel. Financial data for a business plan usually includes current financial statements, pro forma financial projections (typically for three years, by month and by quarter), and a breakeven analysis. The core of the business plan may be supported by legal documents, resumes of the principals, or other information that makes the business plan more informative for potential suppliers, lenders, and other interested parties.



Rate this business plan definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: inflation, stock split, required rate of return, 144a, option premium, VIX, class C shares, implied volatility, diluted share, average price per share, APR, risk management, deferred revenue, LIBOR, limit order, deferred tax, real GDP, ex-dividend, current ratio, annual return, minority interest, 1031 exchange, stock market close, FICO score, labor relations, per diem, retained earnings, quality assurance, ex-dividend date, FTSE, debt service coverage, liquidity ratio, 401a, command economy, dividends payable, Key Rate Duration, Zero Cost Collar, irrevocable trust, balance sheet, reverse mortgage, open position, 1035 exchange, phantom income, covered put, cancelled check, in escrow, EBITDA, wholly-owned subsidiary, margin rate


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Home | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use