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NASDAQ: The National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation. It is the stock price index used to measure the relative value of stocks traded over the NASD. This widely used composite index is based on the prices of 5,000 of these over-the-counter stocks.

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SALES TAX: A tax on retail sales. This is major source of revenue for many state and local governments. Because poorer people tend to spend a larger share of their income on stuff covered by sales taxes, it tends to be a regressive tax. To reduce this regressiveness, some state and local governments excluded items like food and medicine.

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FREE TRADE AREAS

A group of nations that have agreed to eliminate (or at least minimize) trade barriers -- especially tariffs, import quotas, and assorted regulatory non-tariff barriers -- within the group to encourage mutual trade. Free trade areas are usually contiguous or adjacent nations, often located on the same continent. Three noted free trade areas are comprised of nations located in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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Today, you are likely to spend a great deal of time strolling through a department store looking to buy either a toaster oven that has convection cooking or a birthday gift for your mother. Be on the lookout for bottles of barbeque sauce that act TOO innocent.
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Parker Brothers, the folks who produce the Monopoly board game, prints more Monopoly money each year than real currency printed by the U.S. government.
"Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value. "

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Association of International Bond Dealers (now called International Securities Market Association)
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