A classification of business operations based on the type of goods or service produced: Industrial Mining and Minerals, Auto Manufacturers, Conglomerates. Investors often analyze a company's stock price and financial performance by comparing it to individual companies within the industry or the industry as a whole. Compare to sector.
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market risk
Accounting Principles Board (APB)
price to earnings ratio (P/E)
market structure
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preferential payment
Ratio writer
equivalent unit
Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB)