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FINANCIAL DICTIONARY & GLOSSARY: MAT -
principle - the revenues generated in an accounting period are
identified with related costs, whenever they were incurred.
mature - to become due for payment.
maturity - the date when the principal of a redeemable security (a loan, a bond, etc.) becomes repayable.
McFadden Act - in the USA, restricts commercial banks to operating in only one state.
medium term financing - matures within one to five years.
Memorandum of Association (GB) or Certificate of Incorporation (US) - the document drawn up by a company's founders stating its name, purpose, registered office or premises and authorized share capital.
mercantilism - the attempt to increase national wealth by building up a huge trade surplus, by exporting more than the country imports.
merchandise inventory or goods on hand - includes raw materials and goods in process as well as unsold finished goods.
merchandise trade - American name for what the British call visible trade- trade in goods.
merchant - person who buys (and takes possession of) goods, and sells them on his or her own account.
merchant banks - (in Britain) specialize in raising capital for industry, financing international trade, issuing securities, etc.
merge - to combine with another company.
microeconomics - concerns the economic factors affecting individual consumers and companies.
middlemen - a general term for agents, brokers, merchants, wholesalers, retailers, etc.
minimum wage - the lowest wage rate that any employer can legally pay, set by the government.
minority interest - a shareholding in a company of which over 50% is owned by a holding company.
mixed economy - one with both private and public sectors.
mobility of labor - the degree to which workers are willing (or able) to move from one location or occupation to another.
monetarism - the theory that prices and economic activity generally are determined by the quantity of money in circulation.
monetary - relating to money or currency.
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FINANCIAL DICTIONARY & GLOSSARY
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