Matched Book

Business / Finance / Matched Book: A bank runs a matched book when the of maturities of its assets and liabilities is distribution equal.

Other Words for Book

Book Noun Synonyms: volume, tome, work, publication, hard-cover, soft-cover, paperback
Book Verb Synonyms: engage, reserve, earmark, ticket, order, register, enrol, list, enlist, log, record, post
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Overbooking

Life Style / Travel / Overbooking: The practice of selling more airline seats than are available on a specific flight, to make up for no-shows. Usually backfires on the carrier and at times can create much consumer ill-will. Requires p MORE

Original Book Of Entry

Business / Accounting / Original Book Of Entry: A book which contains the details of the day to day transactions of a business (see Journal ). MORE

Opening The Books

Business / Accounting / Opening The Books: Every time a business closes the books for a year, it opens a new set. The new set of books will be empty, therefore the balances from the last balance sheet must be copied into them (via journal entr MORE

Pass Book

Business / Debt / Pass Book: A book of recorded transactions in a savings account, issued by banks and building societies in which a customer's deposits, withdrawals and interest are entered. The book is retained by the customer MORE

Pass The Book

Business / Finance / Pass The Book: The process of transferring responsibility for a brokerage firm's trading account from one office to another around the world in order to benefit from trading 24 hours a day. MORE

Price-Book Ratio

Business / Finance / Price-Book Ratio: Compares a stock's market value to the value of total assets less total liabilities (book value). Determined by dividing current stock price by common stockholder equity per share (book value), adjust MORE

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