Business and Economics Vocabulary

This site has been designed primarily for students of Business, Economics and Finance. It may also be of interest to those studying or working in the fields of banking and investment. The target words have been selected on the basis of their frequency of appearance in a small database of academic texts drawn from first year textbooks, business journals and newspaper articles.

Words which occur frequently in this database but are already targeted in the University Word Web are not included here unless they have a special meaning or usage in the field of business and economics.

 

Investing
Corruption
Budget deficits
Risky investments
State owned enterprises
Launching an IPO
Trade barriers
HK - US$ Peg
Shareholders' Meeting
Stockmarkets
   
Competition
Club mergers
Arbitrage
Insecurity
Trade embargo
Credit ratings
Shady dealings
International entrepot
Retailing
Annual report to shareholders