April Fools Day
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April Fools Day: Playing tricks on April 1 dates back a long way. In early European history there was an event called Feast of Fools where people switched their usual roles around so a master might be servin . . . View Full Definition
Next Day Settlement: Transaction in which the contract is settled the day after the trade is executed. See: Settlement date.
Notice Day: A day on which notices of intent to deliver pertaining to a specified delivery month may be issued. Related: Delivery notice.
Nirvana Day: Mahayana Buddhists are one type of Buddhists. Many of them are Japanese. They celebrate February 13 as the anniversary of Buddha's death. For Buddhists, this is not a sad day, but a time to . . . View Full Definition
New Years Day: The tradition of ringing in the new year began from the Roman God Janus, who had two faces - one for looking forward the other for looking backward. Julius Caesar, the Roman emperor, decided . . . View Full Definition
Mothers Day: Mother's Day is a little over 100 years old. It started after the American Civil War in the early 1860s, when Julia Ward Howe launched a Mother's Day for Peace. The first Mother's Day for pe . . . View Full Definition
Moving Day: Saturday of a tournament taking place thursday through sunday, refers to the fact that it is common for a field of professional golfers to go through a substantial reshuffling in the standin . . . View Full Definition
National Grandparents Day: The first Sunday after Labor Day has been declared National Grandparents Day in the United States. The proclamation for the holiday was signed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. The Septembe . . . View Full Definition
Number Of Days Of Inventory On Hand: An alternative measure of how well inventory is being managed: computed by dividing 365 days by the inventory turnover ratio.
Number Of Days Sales Invested In Working Capital: An alternative measure of the amount of working capital used in generating the sales of a period: computed by dividing 365 days by the working capital turnover.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.