Standard and Poors (S and P)

Business / Taxes / Standard and Poors (S and P): Standard & Poor's (S&P) is an investment services company that rates bonds, stock, commercial paper, and insurance companies. It also compiles influential stock market indexes and publishes reports, guides, and handbooks on financial topics. The S&P 500 Index is one of the key measures of large-company stock market performance and is also the benchmark for a large number of large-company stock index funds.

Other Words for Standard

Standard Noun Synonyms: criterion, measure, benchmark, model, pattern, archetype, touchstone, yardstick, gauge, guide, guideline, paradigm, paragon, exemplar, example, sample, type, ideal, beau id‚al, rule, canon, law, requirement, precept, principle

Resource Conservation And Recovery Act

Business / Real Estate / Resource Conservation And Recovery Act: Federal law administered by the EPA which regulates the generation, processing and transportation of hazardous waste. MORE

Resource Conservation And Development Program (RC and D)

Business / Agriculture / Resource Conservation And Development Program (RC and D): The RC&D program, initiated in 1962 under authority of Food and Agriculture Act of 1962 (P.L. 87-703), assists multi-county areas in enhancing conservation, water quality, wildlife habitat, recreation MORE

Resolution Funding Corporation (Refcorp)

Business / Finance / Resolution Funding Corporation (Refcorp): A government agency established by Congress in 1989 to issue bailout bonds and raise funds for the activities of the Resolution Trust Corporation, as well as to administer struggling institutions inhe MORE