Backward Integration Backward Integration refers to the process through which a corporation buys or joins with other companies that produce the raw materials it needs to make its final outcome.
Plowback Ratio The Plowback Ratio is a fundamental and technical metric that determines how so much profit is kept after payouts have been paid out. “Retention Ratio” is the most common name...
Backorder Backorder is a kind of order in business that indicates that the desired product a customer wants is out of stock right now but he/she can place an order for when it's restocked.
Backup Withholding Backup Withholding is a US taxation method issued and implemented by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). It is used to collect taxes on income payouts...
Back away Back away is in the context of general equities, to withdraw from a previously declared interest, indication, or transaction; broker-dealer's failure, as a market maker in a given security, to make good on a bid/offer for
Back months Back months is in the context of futures and options trading, refers to the months of contracts
Back office Brokerage house clerical operations that support, but do not include, the trading of stocks and other securities. All written confirmation and settlement of trades, record keeping, and regulatory compliance
Backdating Backdating in the context of mutual funds, a feature allowing fundholders to use an earlier date on a letter of intent to invest in a mutual fund in exchange for a reduced sales charge, e.g. Giving retroactive
Backup line Backup line is a commercial paper issuer's bank line of credit covering maturing notes if, for some reason, selling new notes to cover the maturing
Backwardation Backwardation is a market condition in which futures prices are lower in the distant delivery months than in the nearest delivery month. This may occur when the costs of storing the product until eventual delivery are effectively subtracted from the price today. The opposite