Business / Agriculture / Association Of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN): A multilateral organization formed in 1967 by the governments of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand to promote economic, social, and cultural cooperation among nations in the Southeast Asian region. Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar joined later.
Association Noun Synonyms: society, organization, confederation, confederacy, federation, league, union, alliance, guild, coalition, group, syndicate, combine, consortium, cooperative
Business / Finance / Personal Tax View (Of Capital Structure): The argument that the difference in personal tax rates between income from debt and income from equity eliminates the disadvantage of the double taxation (corporate and personal) of income from equity MORE
Business / Agriculture / Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act Of 1996: P.L. 104-193 (September 22, 1996) was labeled as a major 'welfare reform' initiative. In addition to provisions making major changes to federal cash welfare, medicaid, work, and child care development MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Personal Communications Industry Association (PCIA): A trade group representing PCS, SMR, private radio and other wireless users and carriers. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) Of 1930: P.L. 71-325 (June 10, 1930), as amended, regulates the buying and selling of fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables to prevent unfair trading practices and to assure that sellers will be paid promptly MORE
Business / Finance / Philadelphia Board Of Trade (PBOT): A subsidiary of the Philadelphia Stock Exchange that trades currency futures. MORE