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Economic Terms 41-60

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STOCK PIECES OF OWNERSHIP OF A FIRM
STOCKHOLDERS(SHAREHOLDERS) PEOPLE WHO BUY STOCK
DIVIDEND CHECK PAID TO THE STOCKHOLDERS WHEN THE COMPANY MAKES A PROFIT
MERGER 2 OR MORE BUSINESSES JOIN TO FORM A SINGLE FIRM
HORIZONTAL MERGER INVOLVES BUSINESSES THAT MAKE THE SAME PRODUCT OR PROVIDE THE SAME SERVICE
VERTICAL MERGER FIRMS THAT DO DIFFERENT STEPS IN A PRODUCTION PROCESS MERGE
CONGLOMERATE A FIRM THAT HAS AT LEAST 4 BUSINESSES , EACH MAKING UNRELATED PRODUCTS
NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION A BUSINESS THAT DOES NOT SEEK FINANCIAL GAIN FOR IT'S MEMBERS
LABOR UNION AN ORGANIZATION FORMED TO WORK FOR IT’S MEMBERS INTEREST IN VARIOUS EMPLOYMENT MATTERS
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN LABOR AND MANAGEMENT
BOND A FORMAL CONTRACT TO REPAY BORROWED MONEY AND INTEREST AT REGULAR FUTURE INTERVALS
DIMINISHING MARGINAL UTILITY THE MORE UNITS OF SOMETHING THAT A PERSON AQUIRES, THE LESS EAGER THAT PERSON IS TO BUY MORE
DEMAND ELASTICITY THE EXTENT TO WHICH A CHANGE IN PRICE AFFECTS DEMAND
INELASTICITY PRICE HAS VERY LITTLE AFFECT ON DEMAND
LAW OF DEMAND PEOPLE WILL BE WILLING AND ABLE TO BUY MORE OF A PRODUCT AT A LOWER PRICE
LAW OF SUPPLY SELLERS WILL BE WIILING TO SUPPLY MORE GOODS FOR SALE WHEN THEIR PRICE GORES UP
LAW OF DIMINISHING RETURNS THE POINT WHERE OUTPUT IS STILL RISING, BUT AT A DIMINISHING RATE
PRODUCTIVITY USUALLY REFERS TO LABOR, HOW MUCH A PERSON CAN PRODUCE IN A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF TIME
FIXED COST COST THAT A BUSINESS INCURS EVEN IF THEY PRODUCE NO PRODUCT
VARIBLE COST A COST THAT CHANGES WHEN THE RATE OF OUTPUT CHANGES
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