Are You a Genius With Money? Match These Definitions To Their Finance Related Words!

Money makes the world go round. It also has it’s own language, as the terms that sophisticated money managers (and even the rest of us) use to describe what they’re doing often take some time to learn and understand.

Do you know what leverage, margin, mutual funds and hedge funds really are? Do you know what the interest on a credit card is called and what exactly it is that the Treasury does? Some of those questions are in this quiz. Whiz with money? Let’s find out!

"a creditor's accounts of money owed to him"
accounts receivable
credit sheet
bankroll
"a hedged investment capturing slight differences in price"
arbitrage
armitage
armistice
"reducing the value of an asset over a period of years"
mortgage
amortization
armorting
"inability to discharge all your debts as they come due"
depreciation
bankruptcy
deficit
"a certificate of debt issued by a government or corporation"
stock
bill
bond
"assets available for use in the production of further assets"
Capitol
treasury
capital
"a debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest"
certificate of deposit
certificate of cash
cashier's check
"the state of owing something, especially money"
accrual
loan interest
debt
"decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use"
deficit
depreciation
definancing
"earnings of a corporation distributed to its shareholders"
certificate
dividend
stock
"the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation"
equity
commoditization
accrual
"relating to or of the nature of a legal trust"
federal
fiduciary
federalization
"someone who commits capital to gain financial returns"
board member
executive
investor
"an itemized statement of money owed for goods or services"
invoice
cap table
margin call
"investing with borrowed money to amplify potential gains"
off the books
leverage
purchasing debt
"a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement"
margin call
interest fee
APR
"a situation in which the state of the economy declines"
recidivism
recession
return
"sale of securities or commodity futures not owned by the seller (who hopes to buy them back later at a lower price)"
margin selling
short selling
sweet sell
"a very wealthy or powerful businessperson"
trader
tyrant
tycoon
"someone who exchanges goods or services for money"
vendor
investor
ventriloquist
"a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)"
entrepreneur
viscount
venture capitalist

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