Fad or Fortune
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A conclusion reached after considering alternatives and their results.
The quantity of a good or service that buyers are willing and able to buy at all possible prices during a period of time.
Something a person or organization plans to achieve in the future; an aim or desired result.
Anything that is generally accepted as final payment for goods and services; serves as a medium of exchange, a store of value and a standard of value. Characteristics of money are portability, stability in value, uniformity, durability and acceptance.
The amount of money that people pay when they buy a good or service; the amount they receive when they sell a good or service.
Income received for entrepreneurial skills and risk taking, calculated by subtracting all of a firm's explicit and implicit costs from its total revenues.
The basic kinds of resources used to produce goods and services: land or natural resources, human resources (including labor and entrepreneurship), and capital.
The amount of a good or service that producers are willing and able to offer for sale at each possible price during a given period of time.
The exchange of goods and services for money or other goods and services.
Effort applied to achieve a purpose or result, often for pay; skills and knowledge put to use to get something done; employment at a job or in a position; occupation, profession, business, trade, craft, etc.