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Standard Deviation The standard deviation is a statistic that measures the dispersion of a dataset relative to its mean and is calculated as the square root of the variance. Read More
Amortization Amortization is an accounting technique used to lower the cost value of a finite life or intangible asset incrementally through scheduled charges to income. Read More
Swap A swap is a derivative contract through which two parties exchange financial instruments, such as interest rates, commodities or foreign exchange. Read More
Compound Interest Compound interest is interest calculated on the initial principal and also on the accumulated interest of previous periods of a deposit or loan. Read More
Retained Earnings Retained earnings are the cumulative net earnings or profit of a firm after accounting for dividends — some people refer to them as the earnings surplus. Read More
Liquidity Liquidity is the degree to which an asset or security can be quickly bought or sold in the market without affecting the asset's price. Read More
Income Statement An income statement is one of the three major financial statements that reports a company's financial performance over a specific accounting period. Read More