Periodic Law: The periodic law states that physical and chemical properties of the elements recur in a regular way when the elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number.
Periodic Purchase Deferred Contract: A fixed or variable annuity contract for which fixed-amount premiums are paid either monthly or quarterly, and that does not begin paying out until a time elected by the annuitant.
Periodic Rate: The monthly effective interest rate. For example, the periodic rate on a credit card with an 18% annual percentage rate is 1.5% per month.
Periodic Payment Plan: Accumulation of capital in a mutual fund by making regular payments on a monthly or quarterly basis.
Periodic Sentence: A long sentence that is not grammatically complete (and hence not intelligible to the reader) until the reader reaches the final portion of the sentence. An example is this sentence by Bret . . . View Full Definition
Periodic Inventory Method: A system of accounting for inventory in which cost of goods sold is determined and inventory is adjusted at the end of the accounting period, not when merchandise is purchased or sold.
Periodic Inventory: A Periodic Inventory is one whose balance is updated on a periodic basis, ie. every week/month/year. See Inventory .
Periodic Style: A style of writing in which the sentences tend to be periodic. See discussion under periodic sentence, above. Periodic style in English is usually considered indirect or artificially 'artsy' . . . View Full Definition
Periodical Lunation: Term applied to the transiting Moon's monthly return to the exact position occupied in a natal horoscope. See also lunar period.
Periodicity: The level of detail in terms of time at which data is forecast or reported, specified as months, quarters, or years.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.