Glossary of Business Terms – “J”

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JavaScript (Internet and eCommerce) = a cross-platform, object-based scripting language developed by Netscape for client and server applications. It is commonly used in web pages to add interactivity and to dynamically update content.

Joint Account – An account, for example, one held at a bank or by a broker, that two or more people own in common and have access to.

Joint Ownership – Ownership by more than one party, each with equal rights in the item owned. Joint ownership is often applied to property or other assets.

Junk Bond – A bond with high return and high risk.