Glossary of Business Terms – “U”

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q
R S T U V W X Y Z

 

Unbalanced Growth – The result when not all sectors of an economy can grow at the same rate.

Unbundling – Dividing a company into separate constituent companies, often to sell all or some of them after a takeover.

Uncertainty Analysis –  A study designed to assess the extent to which the variability in an outcome variable is caused by uncertainty at the time of estimating the input parameters of the study.

Undervalued – Used to describe an asset that is available for purchase at a price lower than it is worth.

Underwrite – To assume risk, especially for a new issue or an insurance policy

Underwriter –  A person or organization that buys an issue from a corporation and sells it to investors

Unearned Income – Income received from sources other than employment

Unit – A collection of securities traded together as one item

Unit of Trade – The smallest amount that can be bought or sold of a share of stock, or a contract included in an option

Unlimited Liability – Full responsibility for the obligations of a general partnership

Unsecured Debt – Money borrowed without supplying collateral

Upsell – To sell customers a higher-priced version of a product they have bought previously

Used credit – The portion of a line of credit that is no longer available

User-Generated Content = refers to website content that is created by the users themselves. It can be in the form of message posts on discussion groups, blogs, comments on blog postings, wiki entries, etc.

popup-how-to-sell-online

Send this to friend