Type
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Description

is a legal entity, or being owned by individual stockholders, each of whom has limited liability for the firm's debts corporation stock
stockholders rarely trade there stock closely held corporation
has many shareholders who can buy or sell stock on the open market publicly held corporation
is a formal contract issued by a corporation or other entity that includes the promise to repay borrowed money with interest at fixed intervals bond
businesses that wish to incorporate must first file for a state license certificate of incorporation
they often choose to pay a share of those profits to stockholders in payments dividends
these businesses have the advantage of limited liability forvowners limited liability corporation
two or more firms involved in different stages of producing the same good or service join together vertical merger
when three or more unrelated businesses are involved , this combination conglomerate
usually have headquarters in one country and branches in other countries multinational corporations

Business organizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Anything of value or belonging to you Assets
A formal contract to repay borrowed money Bond
An establishment formed to carry on commercial enterprise Business organization
A legal entity made up of shareholders Corporation
Refers to the entity responsible for the day to day operations of the business Decision-making
Corporate profits paid to shareholders Dividend
When the company is taxed on its profits then shareholders are taxed again on the dividends they earn from the company Double taxation
Makes decisions about CELL Entrepreneur
A semi independent business that pays fees to a parent company in exchange for the rights to sell a good or service Franchise
Combination of two or more firms in the same market with the same good or services Horizontal merger
Legally bound to pay debts Liability
The owners of the corporation cannot lose more than what they paid for their stock if the corporation fails Limited liability
The death of an owner ends the business and it must be reestablished in the new owners names Limited life
One partner is the general partner and the other is usually "silent" only providing money Limited partnership
Institution that functions as business but does not turn a profit Nonprofit organization
Everyone can compete in the market place Open opportunity
A business owned and managed by two or more people Partnership
Combines productive resources to make final goods or services Producer
A business owned and managed by a single person Sole proprietorship
Ownership in a corporation Stock
Products available in the marketplace Supply
Ones personal assets can be seized to pay business debts Unlimited liability
The combination of two or more firms involved in different stages of producing the same good or service Vertical merger

Business Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an unincorporated business with two or more owners partnership
a business that is registered and operates apart from its owners corporation
an owner of shares of stocks in a corporation shareholders
a business that is owned by one person sole proprietorship
insurance agents debt and actions of a business liability protection
full responsibility for all debts and actions of a business unlimited liability
a participant in a partnership oh has unlimited personal liability and takes full responsibility general partner
a partner in a business who is limited to his or her investment limited partner
an entity that pays taxes on earnings C-corporation
he or she is responsible only up to the amount of the individual investment limited liability
a corporation that is taxed like a partner ship Sub chapter S corperation
a legal entity that makes money for reasons other than the owners profit nonprofit corporation
a company who's owner and managers have limited liability and some tax benefits limited liability company

Economics Chapter 3 Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a nonprofit organization sponsored by local businesses to provide general information on companies BetterBusinessBureau
a certificate that promises to repay the money loaned, plus interest, on a certain date Bond
total amount of new funds a business generates from operations CashFlow
written government approval to establish a corporation Charter
Negotiations between representatives of labor unions and management to determine pay and acceptable working conditions CollectiveBargaining
firm with four or more business making unrelated products, with no single business responsible for a majority of its sales Conglomerate
a nonprofit association performing some kind of economic activity for the benefit of its members Cooperative
form of business organization recognized by the law as a separate legal entity Corporation
nonprofit service cooperative that accepts deposits, makes loans, and provides other financial services CreditUnion
gradual wear on capital goods depreciation
check that transfers a portion of the company profits to stockholders usually quarterly dividend
form of partnership where all partners are equally responsible for management and debts generalpartnership
the combination of two or more firms competing in the same market with the same good or service horizontalmerger
a stock of finished goods and parts in reserve inventory
an organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions, wages, and benefits for its members LaborUnion
a firm that legally ceases to exist when the owner dies, quits, or sells the business limitedlife
form of partnership where one or more partners are not active in the daily running of the business, and whose liability for the partnership's debt is restricted to the amount invested in the business limitedpartnership
combination of two or more businesses to form a single firm merge
a corporation that has manufacturing or service operations in the number of different countries multinationals
measure of business profits determined by subtracting all expenses, including taxes, from revenues netincome
an organization that can function like a business but does not seek financial gain nonprofitorganization
unincorporated business owned and operated by two or more people who share the profits and responsibilities for debts partnership
the amount borrowed or the amount still owed on a loan, separate from interest principle
nonprofit organization of professional or specialized workers seeking to improve working conditions, skill levels, and public perception of its profession professionalassociation
an unincorporated business owed by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits soleproprietorship
a person who owns stock in a corporation. stockholder
the joining of two companies involved in different stages of related businesses verticalmerger

Key Business Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

sole proprietor/ Trader
objective
mission statement
market share
added value
shareholders
LLP
limited liability
public limited company
private limited company
sleeping/silent partner
deed of partnership
partnership
unincorporated
bankruptcy
incorporated
private sector
public corporation
public sector
unlimited liability
interdependence
chain of production
tertiary sector
secondary sectors
Stakeholders
Primary sector

Business Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A business or association usually formed to manufacture or supply products or services for profit. Company
A company legally separate from stockholders who own it and the managers who run it. Corporation
A person who organizes, operates, and assumes the risk for a business venture. Entrepreneur
A company owned and managed by two or more people who share its profits or losses. A partnership is not separate from its owners, who are liable for the company’s debts. Partnership
A corporation that doesn’t sell shares to the public. You cannot buy shares of a private company in the stock market. Private corporation
The stock of a public company is owned and traded by individuals and institutional investors. In contrast, the stock is held by company founders, employees, and sometimes venture capitalists. Public corporation
A company owned and run by one individual who receives its profits or its losses. A proprietorship is not separate from its owner, who is liable for the company debts. Sole-proprietorship
Shares of a company that do not guarantee a dividend and have more risk and volatility than preferred shares. Common stock holders have the benefit of providing shareholders with the right to vote for the board of directors as well as on issues that come before the board at the annual meeting of shareholders. Common Stock
A business that is owned by stockholders and has right and responsibilities as if it were a person. Corporation
Part of a company’s profits (earnings) that it pays as money to stockholders. Dividend
The amount of money that remains after subtracting the company’s expenses from its revenue. Earnings
Someone who risks funds by purchasing financial products with the hope the investments will increase in value over time. Investor
The initial sale of stock to the public by investment bankers. IPO
Shares of ownership of a company in which the shareholder is guaranteed a dividend if one is declared and whose shares are usually not as volatile as common stock. Preferred stock holders do not have voting rights in company elections and decisions. Preferred Stock
A company that is owned by a person, family, or small group of investors that does not sell shares of stock in the company to the public. Private Company
A company that is owned by investors who buy shares of stock, partial ownership of the assets of a business, in the corporation usually through one of the stock exchanges. Public Company
The chance of losing all or part of an investment. Risk
A type of security that signifies ownership in a corporation and represents a claim to a part of the company’s profits or losses. Companies usually issue stock to raise money for a variety of reasons, including expanding or modernizing their operations. Stock
An announcement appearing in financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal announcing a company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO.) Tombstone Ad
Indicates how much and how quickly the value of an investment, market, or market sector changes. Volatility
By law, each publicly held corporation must provide its shareholders with an annual report showing its income and balance sheet. In most cases, it contains not only financial details but also a message from the chairman, a description of the company's operations, and an overview of its achievements. Annual Report
Process by which assets of a business are converted to money. Liquidation
The condition of owning stock. The value of a long position is a stock’s current share price multiplied by the number of shares owned. Long position
If you own common stock in a U.S. corporation, you have the right to vote on company policies and to elect the company's board of directors. You may vote in person at the annual meeting or authorize the board to vote on your behalf using an absentee ballot, or proxy,Which you can submit by mail or, increasingly often, by telephone or over the Internet. Proxy
An individual or company (including a corporation) that legally owns one shares of stock in a stock company. The shareholders are the owners of a corporation. Shareholder

Accounting Terms: Back to Basics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

describes the sources and uses of cash for a reporting period Statement of cash flows
charge for using money until repaid at a future date Interest
security that represents ownership in a corporation; holders exercise control by electing a board of directors and voting on corporate policy Common stock
amount by which a company's value exceeds the value of its individual assets and liabilities Goodwill
class of ownership in a corporation that has a higher claim on its assets and earnings than common stock Preferred stock
net sales minus cost of goods sold Gross profit
record within an accounting system where increases and decreases in a specific asset, liability, equity, revenue, or expense are entered and stored Account
process of allocating the cost of an intangible asset to expense over its estimated useful life Amortization
an entry that increases asset and expense accounts, and decreases liability, equity ad revenue accounts Debit
income statement, balance sheet, statement of changes in owner’s equity, and statement of cash flows Financial statements
customers and other individuals and organizations who owe a company Debtors
journal entry at the end of an accounting period to bring an asset or liability account to its proper amount and update the related expense or revenue account Adjusting entry
total cost of an asset less its accumulated depreciation Book value
an asset created by selling products or services on credit Accounts receivable
method to assign cost to inventory that assumes items are sold in the order acquired FIFO
entity created by law and separate from its owners Corporation
inflows of assets in exchange for products and services provided to customers as part of a company’s operations Revenues
length of time an asset will be productively used in the operations of a business Useful life
occurs when expenses exceed revenues Net loss
merchandise a company owns and expects to sell in its normal operations Inventory
estimate of amount to be recovered at the end of an asset's useful life Salvage value
expense created by allocating the cost of plant and equipment to periods in which they are used; represents the expense of using an asset Depreciation
resources owned or controlled by a company that provide expected future benefits to the company Assets
a liability created by buying products or services on credit Account payable
obligations due to be paid or settled within the longer of one year of the operating cycle Current liabilities
equals a corporation’s accumulated net income (loss) for all prior periods that has not been distributed to shareholders Retained earnings

Stock Market Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights Charter
a company or group of people authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law. Corperation
Highest ranked executive in a company. CEO
Group of members who jointly oversee the activities of a company or organization. Board of Directors
the first time that the stock of a private company is offered to the public. IPO
a person who buys and sells goods or assets for others. Broker
The oldest and largest stock exchange in the U.S. NYSE
National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, a computerized system for trading in securities. NASDAQ
Regulate the sale and trade of stocks and bonds. SEC
any person, company or other institution that owns at least one share of a company’s stock. Stock Shareholder
Portion of a company's stock given to the shareholders Dividend
measurement of the value of a section of the stock market. Stock Index
A stock market index created by Charles Dow. Dow Jones
Market Index that consists of 500 stocks that are widely held. S&P 500
Market in which prices are rising. Bull Market
Market in which prices are falling Bear Market
Street on the south end of Manhatten in New York City, which contains the NYSE and many other important financial institutions. Wall Street

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A legal entity created by a state to carry out business corporation
A legal theory that acts are invalid as being beyond a corporation's powers ultra vires
A corporation operating in the state of its incorporation domestic
A corporation formed in one state and doing business in another foreign
A corporation formed under state statute that combines profit-making with social good benefit
A corporation whose shares are held by a small group of shareholders that is allowed to act informally close
A corporation that creates another corporation parent
A corporation that is created by a parent corporation subsidiary
The document that represents ownership in a corporation is a _________ certificate stock
They govern the corporation directors
They elect the directors shareholders
The person involved in organizing a corporation promoter
Another name for full purpose clause is the __________ purpose clause. broad
The right of a shareholder to buy a pro rata share of newly issued stock before it is offered to nonshareholders preemptive
A corporation that has substantially complied with statutory requirements dejure

economics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an economic system in which individuals are free to compete and earn a living Market
an economic system in which buyers and sellers are free to exchange goods and services free
a desire to make a profit Profit motive
when you put money into a business invest
The exclusive right granted by law, to publish or sell a written, musical, or artistic work copywright
Gives a person the exclusive right to make and sell an invention patent
limited resources scarcity
law that states businesses will provide more products when they can sell them at higher prices law of supply
law that states buyers will demand more products when they can buy them at lower prices law of demand
Money invested in buildings, machines, and other property used to produce goods capital
Businesses owned by one person sole proprietorships
organizations that provide goods and services without seeking a profit nonprofit
Businesses where two or more people share responsibilities partnerships
Corperation profits paid to stockholders dividends
Another form of business organization corporation
people who buy corporate stocks stockholders
money a person pays to use something rent
Total amount of money made after deductions net
total amount of money made before deductions gross
human effort used to produce goods and services labor
The amount of work produced by a worker per hour productivity
The decision makers of a business entrepreneurs
An economic system based on private ownership of the meens of production capitalism
Companies that control all production of a good or service monopolies
this occurs when two or more companies combine to form one company merger
A form of business organization in which several companies create a board of trustees so they no longer compete with eachother trust
An economic system that combines elements of free and command economies mixed
production is based on customs and traditions usually passed down traditional
government owns almost all of the capital, tools, and equipment command

Business Ownership & Registration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Individual or groups that own a business and its legal entities Business Ownership
Law which allows a group of people to conduct business as a single unit Legal Entity
business owned and operated by one indivdual Sole Patnership
Partners share equal liability in profits and losses of the business Genernal Partnership
A business that leases its trade name and operating systemto another person Franchisor
Separate legal entity which forms a board to act as governing bodies Corporation
The right or license to sell a company's product or service at a designated location Franchise
Person or persons who pay fees to a company to operatea business under the franchisor's trade name Franchisee
Partners have an unequal share and liability in the business; They are responsible only for the amount they invested Limited Partnership
business which is granted a charter establishing its own rights, privileges and liabities distinct Separate Legal Entity