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Shortage
When a ... of a crop occurs, farmers who raised ample amounts reap huge profits.
Expansion
An increase in the economic and industrial activity.
Poverty Rate
The ... varies from state to state and county to county.
Deflation
Throughout our history, we have only seen rare cases of deflation in the respect of the fall of general price levels.
Infrastructure
All too often, developers want nothing to do with the development of an ... necessary to a strong community.
Externalities
An often unforseen extreme effect accompanying a process or activity.
Interest
I would truly love to have a 10% ... in Microsoft.
Cyclical
Agricultureal industries have to be very aware of the ... nature of the products raised.
Share
I would like to invest money in a ... of stock here and there.
Share
One of the equal fractional parts into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided.
Seasonal
Firefighting in the national forests is ... work.
Unemployment
The state of being unemployed, the number of unemployed people expressed as a percentage.
Market
The commodities ... has made and lost fortunes for many individuals.
Budget
An estimate, often itemized, of expected income and expenses for a given period in the future.
Rationing
Wholesale ... was instituted during WW II.
Liability
Moneys owed, debts, obligations.
Liability
All companies have a ... part of their ledger as well as an asset one.
Structural
Resulting from the existing political or economic structure.
Unemployment
... was quite low during much of the Clinton administration.
Commission
A sum or percentage allowed to agents or sales representatives.
Longevity
I have 36 years of ... in the LUHS District dating back to 1965.
Accumulation
The ... of oil stocks by one or two large companies can drive up the price of gas.
Stock
The word ... and share are almost interchangeable when it comes to discussing the holdings of public corp.
Consumer
A person or organization that purchases or uses a commodity or service.
Surplus
Farmers dislike a ... as it almost always drives the price down for that commodity.
Incentive
Something that encourages action or effort.
Structural
When some foreign nations undergo a political change, it often causes ... unemployement.
Ceiling
An upper limit on the amount of money that can be earned, charged or spent.
Investment
Ross Perot wanted to make an ... in Mircosoft.
Ceiling
The federal government put a ... on the 2000 soybean crop to discourage overproduction.
Surplus
An amount or quantity greater than needed.
Floor
A base or minimum level.
Budget
Most people do an itemized ... on a monthly basis.
Collateral
Security pledged to secure a loan.
Investment
The risking of money or capital for profitable returns.
Franchise
To grant the right for an individual or group to market the product or service of the parent company.
Bear
Marked by declining prices, especially of stocks.
Rationing
The fixed amount allowed.
Deflation
A fall in the general price level or a contraction of credit and available money.
Longegevity
Length of life, service or tenure.
Accumulation
Growth by continuous additions, as of interest to principal.
Commission
Many car salespeople work on ... so every sale is important.
Market
The body of existing or potential buyers for a specific good or service.
Poverty Rate
Percentage of individuals or families living below the poverty threshhold and are considered by the government to be poor.
Cyclical
Fluctuating widely according to changes in the economy or the seasons.
Stock
The shares of a particular company or corporation.
Infrastructure
The basic, underlying framework or features of a system or organization.
Expansion
All of us prefer to see a ... of the business cycle as long as its not too steep.
Interest
A legal share, right or title, as in the ownership of property or in a business undertaking, a profit earned from loaned money.
Collateral
John Baskin had to put up his house as ... in order to borrow 100,000
Shortage
Deficiency in quality, the amound of such deficency.
Assets
The total resources of a person or business as cash, notes and accounts recievable, securities, good will or real estate.
Assets
Bill Gate's ... are enormous by anyone's standards.
Bear
Most investors abhor a ... market although a few do benefit from one.
Seasonal
Pertaining to, dependent on or accompanying the seasons of the year or one particular season.
Consumer
I am a ... as are all of you in this class.
Externalities
Neither people nor industries can prepare for all ...
Floor
The federal government sets the ... on a number of important farm products so as to help keep production up.
Franchise
Wade Boggs was able to ... his ideas on housecleaning to a number of groups and individuals.
Incentive
Expectation of rewards and fear of loses can both be an ... to do well in business.