Fore-and-Aft Flat Twin
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Fore-and-Aft Flat Twin: A flat-twin engine mounted with cylinders positioned in line with the frame.
Inflation Hedge: Accounting practices allowing for the effects of inflation.
Inflation Accounting: The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services is rising.
Inflation: Inflation is a persistent increase in prices, often triggered when demand for goods is greater than the available supply or when unemployment is low and workers can command higher salaries. . . . View Full Definition
Inflation Rate: The inflation rate is a measure of changing prices, typically calculated on a month-to-month and year-to-year basis and expressed as a percentage. For example, each month the Bureau of Labor . . . View Full Definition
Inflation Risk: Investments designed to hedge against inflation and the loss of purchasing power associated with it.
Inflation-Escalator Clause: The fact that future inflation rates are not known. It is a possible contributing factor to the makeup of the term structure of interest rates.
Inflation-Adjusted Return: Inflation-adjusted return is what you earn on an investment after accounting for the impact of inflation. For example, if you earn 7% on a bond during a period when the inflation rate averag . . . View Full Definition
Inflation Uncertainty: Also called purchasing power risk, the risk that changes in the real return the investor will realize after adjusting for inflation will be negative.
Identical Twin: Twins produced by the division of a single zygote: both have identical genotypes.