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K
Definition: Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol specifying the issue has no voting rights.
Kaffirs
Definition: South African gold mining shares that trade on the London Stock Exchange.
Kangaroos
Definition: Australian stocks.
Kansas City Board Of Trade (KCBT)
Definition: The U.S.-based futures and options exchange for no. 2 red wheat futures and, options, Value Line Index futures and Mini Value Line futures and options.
Kappa
Definition: The ratio of the dollar price change in the price of an option to a 1% change in the expected volatility.
Kappa
Definition: See: Vega
Karachi Stock Exchange
Definition: The major securities exchange of Pakistan.
KE
Definition: The two-character ISO 3166 country code for KENYA.
Keiretsu
Definition: A network of Japanese companies organized around a major bank. The term is also used outside of Japan to describe how a large corporation with many subsidiaries and associated firms can manipulate revenues. For example, firm A and B are controlled by firm C. Firm A is forced to buy its input from firm B at a high price. As a result, A is unprofitable and B is very profitable.
Keogh Plan
Definition: A type of pension account in which taxes are deferred. Available to those who are self-employed.
KES
Definition: The ISO 4217 currency code for the Kenyan Shilling.
Key Industry
Definition: An industry that plays a critical role in a nation's economy.
Key Man (or Woman) Insurance
Definition: A life insurance policy purchased by a company to insure the life of a key executive. The company is the beneficiary in case of the executive's death.
Keynesian Economics
Definition: An economic theory of British economist, John Maynard Keynes that active government intervention is necessary to ensure economic growth and stability.
KG
Definition: The two-character ISO 3166 country code for KYRGYZSTAN.
KGS
Definition: The ISO 4217 currency code for the Kyrgyzstan Som.
KH
Definition: The two-character ISO 3166 country code for CAMBODIA.
KHR
Definition: The ISO 4217 currency code for the Cambodian Riel.
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