Algal Mat

Science / Geology / Algal Mat: A layered communal growth of algae observed in fossils an in present day tidal zones associated with carbonate sedimentation.
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O*Net (Occupational Information Network)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / O*Net (Occupational Information Network): Administered and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, the Occupational Information Network--O*NE--is a database that replaced the Dictionary of Occupatio MORE

One Back Formation

Entertainment / Football / One Back Formation: A formation where the offensive team has one running back in the backfield with the quarterback. Other eligible receivers are near the line of scrimmage. MORE

Numismatist

Business / Finance / Numismatist: Collector of historical coins and currencies. MORE

Normative Forecasting

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Normative Forecasting: A method of projecting future needs in order to determine what developments will be required to meet those needs. MORE

Nonpublic Information

Business / Finance / Nonpublic Information: Information about a company that is not known by the general public, which will have a definite impact on the stock price when released. See: Insider trading. MORE

Nonsystematic Risk

Business / Finance / Nonsystematic Risk: Nonmarket or firm-specific risk factors that can be eliminated by diversification. Also called unique risk or diversifiable risk. Systematic risk refers to risk factors common to the entire economy. MORE