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Labor Force
In macroeconomic statistics, the labor force is the sum of  more...
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Labor Relations
Labor relations can refer broadly to any dealings between management  more...
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Laffer Curve
The Laffer Curve is a mathematical shape that shows the  more...
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Lagging Indicator
A lagging indicator is an economic statistic that changes after  more...
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Laissez-Faire
Literally, laissez-faire is French for "let it be." More usefully,  more...
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Large Cap
Large cap is short for large market capitalization, which typically  more...
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Large-Cap Stock
A large-cap stock is the stock of a company having  more...
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Law of Large Numbers
The law of large numbers is a law of probability  more...
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Lead Investor
A lead investor is the primary provider of risk capital  more...
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Lead Underwriter
The investment banking firm that puts together the syndicate of  more...
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Leading Indicator
A leading indicator is a statistic that predicts trends in  more...
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LEAPS
LEAPS, or Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities, are equity or index  more...
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Lease
A lease is a legal contract that transfers the right  more...
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Legal Monopoly
A legal monopoly is a monopoly that has been specifically  more...
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Legal Tender
In law, legal tender is payment that by statute must  more...
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Legislative Risk
Legislative risk is the potential of sustaining a loss on  more...
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Lender of Last Resort
A lender of last resort is a financial institution, such  more...
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Letter of Credit
A letter of credit is a document a buyer requests  more...
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Letter of Intent
A letter of intent is a document written by one  more...
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Level I Quotes
Level I quotes real-time (non-delayed live) quotes of the best  more...
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Level II Quotes
Level II quotes are everything included in Level I quotes  more...
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Level III Quotes
Level III quotes are everything included in Level I quotes  more...
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Level Premium Insurance
Level premium insurance is a type of life insurance policy  more...
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Level Term Insurance
Level term insurance is a type of term life insurance  more...
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Liability Insurance
Liability insurance is a form of protection against claims of  more...
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LIBOR
LIBOR stands for London Interbank Offered Rate. The British  more...
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Life Annuity
A life annuity is an annuity that pays out periodic  more...
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Life Insurance
Life insurance is a contract, according to which an insurance  more...
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Life Insurance Quote
A life insurance quote is the estimated cost of a  more...
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Limit Down
Limit down refers to the maximum amount that a futures  more...
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Limit Order
In trading, a limit order is an order to buy  more...
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Limit Price
The price specified in a limit order is called the  more...
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Limited Liability Company
A limited liability company (LLC) is a corporate arrangement that  more...
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Limited Liability Partnership
A limited liability partnership is a form of joint corporate  more...
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Line of Credit
A line of credit, also called a credit line, is  more...
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Linear Regression
In statistics, linear regression is a technique for estimating the  more...
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Liquidated Damages
Liquidated damages are a payment agreed to by the parties  more...
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Liquidation Value
The liquidation value of a company is an estimate of  more...
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Liquidity Ratio
A liquidity ratio measures a company's ability to pay its  more...
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Listing Requirements
Listing requirements are the criteria set by a stock exchange  more...
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Living Trust
A living trust (also called a grantor trust, or revocable  more...
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Load Fund
A load fund is a mutual fund that charges a  more...
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Load-Adjusted Return
A load-adjusted return is the investment return on a mutual  more...
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Loan Stock
Loan stock is stock issued by a company in exchange  more...
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Loan-Value Ratio
In real estate finance, the loan-value ratio is simply the  more...
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Long Bond
In the US, is the thirty-year Treasury bond is often  more...
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Long Position
A long position in the stock market means that an  more...
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Long Put
A long put is a relatively straightforward options strategy.  more...
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Look-Ahead Bias
Look-ahead bias is use of information outside the time frame  more...
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Lookback Option
A lookback option is a type of exotic option that  more...
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Loss Leader
In marketing, a loss leader is an item priced not  more...
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Luxury Tax
A luxury tax is a tax on luxury goods. The  more...
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