Glossary of Business Terms – “N”
NASDAQ – National Association of Security Dealers Automated Quotation system, a screen-based quotation system supporting market making in registered equities.
Negotiation – A discussion with the aim of resolving a difference of opinion, or dispute, or to settle the terms of an agreement or transaction.
Net assets – The amount by which the value of a company’s assets exceeds its liabilities.
Net capital – The amount by which assets exceed the value of assets not easily converted to cash.
Net cash balance: – The amount of cash that is on hand.
Net errors and omissions – The net amount of the discrepancies that arise in calculations of balances of payments.
Net fixed assets – The value of fixed assets after depreciation.
Net margin – The percentage of revenues that is profit.
Net operating income – The amount by which income exceeds expenses, before considering taxes and interest
Net proceeds – The amount realized from a transaction minus the cost of making it.
Net profit – Gross profit minus costs.
Net worth – The total value of a business in financial terms. Net worth is calculated by subtracting total liabilities from total assets.
Newsreader = A newsreader is a software tool or web application that is used to read and manage RSS feeds.
Niche – A well-defined group of customers for which what you have to offer is particularly suitable.
No-load fund – A mutual fund that does not charge a fee for purchase or sale of shares.
Non-disclosure agreement – A legally enforceable agreement preventing present or past employees from disclosing commercially sensitive information belonging to the employer to any other party.
non-recurring – One time, not repeating. “Nonrecurring” expenses are those involved in starting a business, and which only have to be paid once and will not occur again.
Note – A document that is recognized as legal evidence of a debt.