Seasonally Adjusted

Business / Finance / Seasonally Adjusted: Mathematically adjusted by moderating a macroeconomic indicator (e.g., oil prices/imports) so that relative comparisons can be drawn from month to month all year.

Option-Adjusted Spread (OAS)

Business / Finance / Option-Adjusted Spread (OAS): (1) The spread over an issuer's spot rate curve, developed as a measure of the yield spread that can be used to convert dollar differences between theoretical value and market prices. (2) The cost of MORE

Net Adjusted Present Value

Business / Finance / Net Adjusted Present Value: The adjusted present value minus the initial cost of an investment. MORE

Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI)

Business / Taxes / Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI): Your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is your adjusted gross income (AGI) plus deductions, such as college loan interest and contributions to a deductible individual retirement account (IRA), whi MORE

Inflation-Adjusted Return

Business / Taxes / Inflation-Adjusted Return: Inflation-adjusted return is what you earn on an investment after accounting for the impact of inflation. For example, if you earn 7% on a bond during a period when the inflation rate averages 3%, you MORE

Risk-Adjusted Discount Rate

Business / Finance / Risk-Adjusted Discount Rate: The rate established by adding an expected risk premium to the risk-free rate in order to determine the present value of a risky investment. MORE

Risk-Adjusted Performance

Business / Taxes / Risk-Adjusted Performance: When you evaluate an investment's risk-adjusted performance, you aren't looking simply at its straight performance figures but at those figures in relation to how much risk you'd be taking to get the MORE

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