CAThe two-character ISO 3166 country code for CANADA.
Lagging indicatorLagging indicator
A measurable economic variable that varies over the business cycle, reaching peaks and troughs somewhat later than other macroeconomic variables such as GDP and unemployment. Contrasts with leading indicator.
Capital gainCapital gain
The gain in value that the owner of an asset experiences when the price of the asset rises, including when the the currency in which the asset is denominated appreciates. Contrasts with capital loss.
Loan syndicationLoan syndication
Group of banks sharing a loan. See: Syndicate.
Escalation ClauseEscalation Clause
A clause in a lease providing for an increased rental at a future time. May be accomplished by several types of clauses, such as (1) Fixed increase - A clause which calls for a definite, periodic rental increase. (2) Cost of living - A clause which ties the rent to a government cost of living index, with periodic adjustments as the index changes. (3) Direct expense - The rent is adjusted according to changes in the expenses of the property paid by the lessor, such as tax increases. increased maintenance costs, etc.
Cash flowCash flow
The amount of money actually available to a business to make purchases and pay current bills and obligations; the difference between cash received and cash paid out over a given period of time.
Further SuggestionsCurrency call option
Capital account balance
Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA)
Return to capital
Efficient capital market
Caveat emptor, caveat subscriptor
Graduated call writing
Mortgage cash surplus
Decreasing returns to scale
Free Carrier (FCA)
critical illness cover
Call money rate