Cook The Books

Business / Taxes / Cook The Books: When a company cooks the books, it is deliberately — and illegally — providing false information about its financial situation to bolster its stock price, often by overstating profits and hiding losses. A company may also cook the books to reduce its tax liability, but then it stirs in the opposite direction by underreporting profits and overstating losses.

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The Adjective Synonyms: drama, the stage, dramaturgy, dramatic or Thespian or histrionic art(s), the boards, show business, showbiz
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Restoration Therapy

Health / Massage / Restoration Therapy: Restoration therapy has been practiced in Japan for more than fifteen hundred years and has proven successful in the treatment of migraine headaches, nervous tension, general fatigue, and muscular ach MORE

Rehypothecation

Business / Finance / Rehypothecation: Pledging to banks by securities brokers of the amount in customers' margin account as collateral for broker loans, which are used to cover margin loans to customers for margin purchases and selling sh MORE

Riding The Clutch

Technology / Motorcycle / Riding The Clutch: A clutch generally consists of a disk which, in its normal state, connects the engine to the transmission. When the motorcycle is driving along, the mechanism is released or "engaged". During a stop a MORE

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