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M as the fifth letter of a
M1 is the narrowest measure of the
M2 is a measure of the U.S.
M3 is the broadest measure of the
MACRO ENVIRONMENT is the external factors which
MACRS is Modified Accelerated Cost Recovery System.
MAINTENANCE is the activity involved in maintaining
MAINTENANCE OF ACCOUNTS
MAINTENANCE OF ACCOUNTS, in accounting, ensures that
MAJORITY CONTROL is the degree of control
MAJORITY INTEREST is an ownership interest greater
MAKER is a. the producer of a
MAKING A MARKET
MAKING A MARKET is securities dealers showing both
MAKUTA is a currency of Zaire.
MALOTI is a currency of Lesotho.
MALPRACTICE INSURANCE see E&O INSURANCE.
MANAGED RECEIVABLES is the total receivable amounts
MANAGEMENT is those in charge of running a
MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING is the process of identification,
MANAGEMENT BUY-IN is the purchase of a
MANAGEMENT BUY-OUT is the purchase of a
MANAGEMENT BY EXCEPTION
MANAGEMENT BY EXCEPTION (MBE) is a management
MANAGEMENT BY OBJECTIVES
MANAGEMENT BY OBJECTIVES (MBO) is a management
MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM
MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM is essentially a strategic
MANAGEMENT CONTROLS are controls performed by one
MANAGEMENT EXPENSE is the management fee deducted
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (MIS) is a well-developed
MANAGEMENT LETTER identifies issues not required to
MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATION LETTER
MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATION LETTER is a letter addressed
MANAGEMENT'S SPECIALIST is an individual or organization
MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING is a system using financial
MANAT is a currency of Azerbaijan and
MANDATORY SPENDING is spending that is automatically
MANDATORY TRANSFERS are transfers from the current
MANNING see LIMIT ORDER PROTECTION RULE.
MANNING VARIANCE is the difference between the
MANUAL CONTROLS are controls performed manually, i.e.,
MANUAL TAG SYSTEM
MANUAL TAG SYSTEM is an inventory tracking
MANUFACTURING ACCOUNT is an accounting statement that
MANUFACTURING COMPANY see MANUFACTURING CONCERN.
MANUFACTURING CONCERN is an entity that derives
MANUFACTURING OVERHEAD is the total cost of
MANUFACTURING STATEMENT see MANUFACTURING ACCOUNT.
MAP can mean Manufacturing Application Protocol, Merchant
MARGIN is a. in accounting see GROSS MARGIN; or,
MARGIN (Stocks) allows investors to buy securities/assets
MARGIN ACCOUNT (Stocks) is a leverageable account
MARGIN ANALYSIS see CONTRIBUTION MARGIN ANALYSIS or
MARGIN CALL (Stocks)
MARGIN CALL (Stocks) is a demand for
MARGIN LENDING, in securities, is where the
MARGIN OF SAFETY
MARGIN OF SAFETY, in accounting, is how
MARGINAL is just barely adequate or within
MARGINAL BENEFIT takes into account the fact
MARGINAL COST is a calculation showing the
MARGINAL PROFIT is the change in the
MARGINAL REVENUE is the change in total
MARGINAL TAX RATE
MARGINAL TAX RATE is the top rate
MARINE INSURANCE is insurance coverage protecting against
MARK is a currency of Bosnia &
MARK ENDORSEMENT, normally, it is when a
MARK-TO-MARKET (MTM) is the recording of the
MARKET ANAMOLY is a persistent and systematic
MARKET APPROACH is a general way of
MARKET CAPITALIZATION is the total dollar value
MARKET DISCOUNT is the stated redemption price
MARKET DISCOUNT BOND
MARKET DISCOUNT BOND is any bond having
MARKET MAKERS is one of the major
MARKET MULTIPLE see PRICE EARNINGS MULTIPLE.
MARKET ORDER is an order to buy
MARKET ORIENTATION is the business philosophy and
MARKET POSITION, from a marketing context, is
MARKET PRICE (MARKET VALUE), for securities sold
MARKET RISK is the risk of price
MARKET SEGMENT is a group of consumers,
MARKET SHARE is the percentage of sales
MARKET TO BOOK VALUE
MARKET TO BOOK VALUE is calculated by
MARKET VALUE, in general, is the price
MARKETABILITY is the ability to quickly convert assets
MARKETABLE CAPACITY is an assessment of total
MARKETABLE SECURITY is a readily tradable equity
MARKETING is the commercial processes involved in
MARKETING EXPENSE see SALES & MARKETING EXPENSE.
MARKETING LEVER is anything that provides positional
MARKKA is a currency of Finland.
MARKUP is the amount added to the
MARSHALLING is to make ready for action
MAS is Management Advisory Services.
MASTER BUDGET formalizes the whole budget system
MAT is Management, Administrative, and Technological.
MATCHING, in accounting, is the matching of
MATCHING CONCEPT is the accounting principle that
MATCHING PRINCIPLE see MATCHING CONCEPT.
MATERIAL is information important enough to change
MATERIAL CONTROL normally refers to the department
MATERIAL CONTROL SYSTEM
MATERIAL CONTROL SYSTEM (MCS) is the software
MATERIAL MISSTATEMENT is accidental or intentional untrue
MATERIAL REQUISITION PLANNING
MATERIAL REQUISITION PLANNING (MRP) entire purpose is
MATERIAL WEAKNESS is a condition that could
MATERIALITY is the importance of information or
MATERIALITY PRINCIPLE requires accountants to use generally
MATERIALS are physical goods (and their cost)
MATRIX ORGANIZATION is where a company superimposes
MATURITY is the date on which the
MATURITY DATE of a financial asset is
MATURITY VALUE, in securities, is the amount
MBE see MANAGEMENT BY EXCEPTION.
MBO see MANAGEMENT BY OBJECTIVES.
MCP is Microsoft Certified Professional or Master
MCS see MATERIAL CONTROL SYSTEM.
MD&A is an acronym for Management Discussion
MEAN is the measure of central tendency;
MEASUREMENT THEORY involves the assignment of numerals
MEDIA PLAN, in advertising, is the plan
MEDIAN is the value of the midpoint
MEDIUM TERM usually encompasses a calendar of
MEDIUM TERM ASSETS
MEDIUM TERM ASSETS, usually, are those assets
MEMO ENTRY is supplemental or explanatory information
MEMORANDUM ACCOUNT see SPECIAL MEMORANDUM ACCOUNT.
MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD
MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD (MR) is an in-house
MEMOS written records supporting journal entries. Credit
MER (Management Expense Ratio) is the percentage
MERCHANDISE is commodities offered for sale or
MERCHANDISING CONCERN is an entity that derives
MERCHANT BANK is a specialized bank that
MERGER is the union of two or
METICAI (METICAIS) is a currency of Mozambique.
MEZZANINE FINANCING usually is a class of
MFOA is Municipal Finance Officers Association.
MID-CAP is a stock with a capitalization,
MIDDLE MARKET COMPANY
MIDDLE MARKET COMPANY: see MID-CAP.
MIL (MILS) is a currency of Cyprus.
MILLAGE is a rate (as of taxation)
MILPENGÖ is a currency of Hungary.
MINIMUM PAYMENT is the minimum amount that
MINIMUM QUOTE SIZE REQUIREMENT
MINIMUM QUOTE SIZE REQUIREMENT, NASD Rule 6650,
MINIMUM WAGE is the lowest compensation you
MINOR MATTERS is a term used in
MINORITY DISCOUNT is a discount for lack
MINORITY INTEREST is the interest or percentage
MIS see MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM.
MISAPPROPRIATON is a nonviolent criminal taking of
MISCELLANEOUS is a grouping consisting of a
MISCELLANEOUS INCOME is that income realized that
MISSTATEMENT is a difference between the amount,
MITIGATING is a reducing in force or
MMOE is a slang acronym meaning Make
MMU is Maintained Mark-Up.
MODEL A Z-SCORE
MODEL A Z-SCORE (For Private Manufacturer) Model
MODEL B Z-SCORE
MODEL B Z-SCORE (For Private General Firm)
MODIFIED ACCELERATED COST RECOVERY SYSTEM
MODIFIED ACCELERATED COST RECOVERY SYSTEM (MACRS) is
MODIFIED ACCRUAL BASIS
MODIFIED ACCRUAL BASIS accounting is a mixture
MODIFIED INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN
MODIFIED INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN is the
MOH is Manufacturing Overhead or Materials on
MONETARY is anything pertaining to or having
MONETARY ASSETS are measured at their collectible
MONETARY COMPENSATORY AMOUNTS (MCA)
MONETARY COMPENSATORY AMOUNTS (MCA), in the European
MONETARY POLICY is U.S. Federal Reserve actions to
MONETARY UNIT is the unit used to
MONETARY UNIT ASSUMPTION
MONETARY UNIT ASSUMPTION assumes that values can
MONEY MARKET is a sector of the
MONEY MARKET CERTIFICATE
MONEY MARKET CERTIFICATE is a security issued by
MONEY MARKET FUND
MONEY MARKET FUND is a fund that
MONEY MARKET PREFERRED STOCK
MONEY MARKET PREFERRED STOCK see AUCTION-RATE PREFERRED
MONEY MEASUREMENT CONCEPT
MONEY MEASUREMENT CONCEPT stipulates that all business
MONEY MEASUREMENT PRINCIPLE
MONEY MEASUREMENT PRINCIPLE see MONEY MEASUREMENT CONCEPT.
MONEY SUPPLY is the three categories of money
MONITOR, generally, is to keep tabs on;
MONITORING is the evaluation of the firm’s
MONTHLY is: a. Once a month; every
MORATORIUM a legally authorized postponement before some
MORTGAGE is a conditional conveyance of property
MORTGAGE BOND is a bond in which
MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITY is a security that returns
MOTIVATION is the cause of the action, i.e. the reason that
MOU is Memorandum of Understanding.
MR see MEMORANDUM FOR RECORD.
MRP see MATERIAL REQUISITION PLANNING.
MSCC is Material Supply Chain Cost.
MSRP is Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price.
MTM see MARK-TO-MARKET.
MUD is Multi Unit Discount.
MULTINATIONAL is involving or operating in several
MULTIPLE see PRICE EARNINGS MULTIPLE.
MULTIPLE REGRESSION of approximating cost is a
MULTIPLIER is a. the investment multiplier which
MUNICIPAL BOND is the general category of
MUNICIPAL NOTE, also known as a tax-exempt
MUTUAL AGENCY is the right of all
MUTUAL FUND, according to the SEC, is
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