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Proxy Guide: Glossary

For the definition of even more financial terms, try: Investopedia dictionary 10b5–1 plan — A stock trading plan established by an executive or director in advance, allowing automatic purchases

Covering Real Estate: Glossary of terms

Our popular business beat basics series is now available all in one place in ebook form for your convenience. Go here to download the Reynolds Center’s free ebook, Business Beat

Investigative reporting: Glossary of key terms

Given the range of possible investigative projects, there isn’t really any particular glossary of terms to cover the area.  However, here are some terms that could come in handy at

Covering agriculture: Glossary of terms, concepts

Understanding the basic terms associated with agriculture-related topics will give you the knowledge base to conduct solid interviews and identify key trends. To get you started, here’s a list of

Covering energy, utilities and mining: Glossary

Oil producers: These are the companies that extract crude oil and gas from the ground. The largest are integrated—that is, they extract the oil, and they refine it into usable

Personal Finance: Glossary of terms, concepts

Personal finance covers the gamut from credit cards and investments to student loans and insurance. It’s important that you have a good understanding of the basic terms and concepts so

Covering sports: A glossary of terms

Whether you come to the business of sports beat as a sports reporter or from the business desk, you’ll need to be familiar with business terms. Here are some terms

Covering manufacturing: 10 terms to know

Manufacturing is the end result of many other decisions, from the first sketch of a new product to the initial marketing study by those tasked with selling it. Then come

Covering economics: Glossary

By Grant Hannis Balance of payments: A financial statement of a country’s economic transactions with the rest of the world, recording income and expenditure. Basis point: 1/100th of 1 percent.

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