Foreign Operations

Science / Geology / Foreign Operations: Activities located outside of the United States, its offshore territorial waters, commonwealth territories, and protectorates.

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Foreign Adjective Synonyms: alien, imported, non-native, overseas, distant, tramontane, transalpine, transatlantic, transpacific
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Foreign Investment In Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA)

Business / Real Estate / Foreign Investment In Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA): Enacted by the United States Congress in 1985, the act requires buyers to withhold estimated taxes equal to 10% of the sale price of a property sold or exchanged by a foreign person. The withholdings MORE

Foreign Market

Business / Finance / Foreign Market: An agreement to exchange stipulated amounts of one currency for another currency at one or more future dates. MORE

Foreign Market Beta

Business / Finance / Foreign Market Beta: Part of a nation's internal market, representing the mechanisms for issuing and trading securities of entities domiciled outside that nation. Compare external market and domestic market. MORE

Foreign Market Development Program (FMDP)

Business / Agriculture / Foreign Market Development Program (FMDP): More commonly called the Cooperator Program. MORE

Foreign Exchange Swap

Business / Finance / Foreign Exchange Swap: The risk that a long or short position in a foreign currency might have to be closed out at a loss due to an adverse movement in exchange rates. MORE

Foreign Exchange Risk

Business / Finance / Foreign Exchange Risk: A firm or individual that buys foreign exchange from one party and then sells it to another party. The dealer makes the difference between the buying and selling prices, or the spread. MORE

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