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Questions tagged [finance]

Questions relating to finance and economics.

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Word for “Someone who seeks investment for a company”

What is a word for someone who tries to get investment for a company? This may be someone who works for the company or who doesn't work for the company... Thanks a lot.
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When are Roman Numeral suffixes appropriate for number abbreviations?

This question was asked and closed last year as general reference. However, it did not attract the caliber of answer I expected it to. I suggested the following content as an edit, but it was rejected ...
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How to name a the other party of financial transaction (both recipient and sender)?

I am translating a balance sheet and it has a column name of the recipient or a sender of the money. Is there a word that designates "the other party in a transaction"?
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When paying a bill, what is the Collective noun for a set of installments?

As a merchant who is charging a customer, I want to let them pay me over a series of instalments rather than in one lump sum. For example: $25 a month for 4 months rather than $100 up-front. What is ...
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Necessary to include abbreviation for really common terms

I am in the process of writing an academic paper in the field of corporate finance. I am wondering if it is necessary to introduce the abbreviation EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, ...
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How to name something that has no value for almost everybody and a given value for a few people only

I'm looking for a term that describes goods that have no value for the majority of people, or a fixed value for a small minority. For example, a random book (not the latest best seller, nor a rare ...