Regulation U

Business / Finance / Regulation U: Federal Reserve Board limit on how much credit a bank can allow a customer for the purchase and carrying of margin securities.

Other Words for Regulation

Regulation Verb Synonyms: rule, ruling, law, code, by-law or bye-law, edict, order, ordinance, statute, decree, directive, dictate
Regulation Noun Synonyms: adjustment, modification, modulation, control, balance, balancing, setting, fixing, organization, maintenance

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

Business / Agriculture / Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): P.L. 94-469 (October 11, 1976) authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate toxic substances (any chemical that may present a risk of unreasonable harm to man or the environment). By def MORE


Technology / Television (TV) / Pre-Production: The written planning stages of the program (script preparation, budgeting, etc.). MORE

Pre-Shot Routine

Entertainment / Golf / Pre-Shot Routine: Procedure prior to hitting a golf shot, usually thought of as a consistent sequence (see my article on the pre-shot routine) MORE

Pre-Sold Issue

Business / Finance / Pre-Sold Issue: An issue that is sold out before the coupon announcement. MORE

Pre-Tax Account

Health / Dentistry / Pre-Tax Account: An account in which contributions are subtracted from an employee's pay before withholding income tax and Social Security. This ultimately reduces the account-holder's tax liability, since taxes are b MORE

Pre-Frontal Trough

Science / Weather / Pre-Frontal Trough: An elongated area of relatively low pressure preceding a cold front that is usually associated with a shift in wind direction. MORE