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Sacrifice ratio
safe deposit
safe deposit box
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safety and soundness exam
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sale
sale and lease back
sales
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sales, general & administration (SG&A)
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sales mix
sales mix profit variance
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sales per share
sales price variance
sales return
sales revenue
sales target
sales tax
sales to cash flow ratio
sales value
sales volume
sales volume profit variance
sales volume variance
Sallie Mae
salvage
salvage value
San Francisco Stock and Bond Exchange
Santa Claus rally
Sarbanes Oxley Act
Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX)
SAS
save
save as you earn
saver
savings
savings account
savings and loan
savings and loan association
Savings Association Insurance Fund (SAIF)
savings bank
savings certificate
savings income
savings related share option scheme
sawbuck
SAYE
SBA
scale
scalp
scalper
scarce currency
Scarcity
schedule
Schedule 13D
Schedule A
Schedule B
Schedule C
Schedule D
Schedule D-1
Schedule E
Schedule F
scheme
scheme of arrangement
scope limitation
scorched earth policy
scrap
scrap value
screen
scrip
scrip dividend
scrip issue
SDRs
seal
seasonal
seasonal adjustment
seasonal business
Seasonality
seasonally adjusted
seat (exchange seat)
SEC
second
second half
second half year
second mortgage
second quarter
secondary buyout
secondary industry
secondary market
secondary market trend
secondary offering
secondary sites
secondment
secret reserves
secretary
Secretary of the Treasury
section
sector
sector fund
sector rotation
secular market
secure
secured
secured creditor
secured liability
secured loan
securities
securities account
Securities Act of 1933
Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Securities and Futures Authority
Securities and Investments Board
Securities Enforcement Remedies and Penny Stock Reform Act of 1990
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association
Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970
Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)
Securities Traders Association (STA)
securitisation
security
security deposit
seed money
segment margin
segmental reporting
segregated account
segregation of duties
seigniorage
self assessment
self balancing
self employed
self employed contributions
self financing
self insurance
self-liquidating bond
self regulation
self regulatory
self-regulatory organization (SRO)
self-supporting debt
sell
sell limit order
sell off
sell on close
sell short
sell-side analyst
sell signal
seller's market
seller's option
selling costs
selling group
selling hedge
selling price
selling price variance
selling shareholders
Selling the Spread
semi
semi fixed cost
semi variable cost
semiannual
senior
senior capital
senior debt
senior note
sensitive market
sensitivity
sensitivity analysis
separable net assets
separate
sequester
sequestration
sequestrator
serial bonds
Serial option
Series
Series 7 License
Series E savings bond
Series EE savings bond
Serious Fraud Office
SERPS
service
service bureau
service charge
service contract
service industry
service life
service potential
services
set
set against
set off
set off
settle
settle on
settlement
settlement date
settlement day
settlement price
seven day money
severally
severance pay
SFA
SFAS
SFO
shadow director
shadow economy
shadow price
shakeout
share
share account
share at par
share capital
share certificate
share disposals
share incentive scheme
share option
share option scheme
share premium
share purchase scheme
share quoted ex dividend
share register
share split
share warrant
shareholder
Shareholder Communications Improvement Act
shareholder meeting
shareholder of record
shareholder value
shareholder value analysis
shareholders' equity
shareholders funds
shareholding
shares authorized
shares outstanding
sharp practice
shelf registration
shell company
Sherman Antitrust Act
shock
shooting star
short
short bill
short change
short cover
short covering
short credit
short dated bill
short dated gilts
short form report
short hedge
short interest
short interest ratio
short lease
Short leg
short position
short run
short sale
short sale rule
short-seller
short squeeze
Short Straddle
short term
short term capital
short term capital gain
short-term debt
short term debt ratio
short term forecast
short term investment
short term loan
short term security
short the basis
shorten
shortfall
shorts
shout option
shrinkage
SIB
sick pay
sideways market
sight deposit
sight draft
sign
signatory
signature
silver
silver certificate
Silver standard
Silver Thursday
simple average cost
simple interest
simple moving average
simple rate of return
simulated trading
single entry bookkeeping
single figure inflation
single market
Single option
single parent allowance
single premium policy
single stock futures (SSF)
sink
sinking fund
sinking fund method
sinking fund provision
sister company
sitting tenant
size
skimming
SL
sleeper
sleeping partner
slide
slippage
slow payer
Slowdown
slump
slush fund
small and medium sized enterprises
small business
Small Business Administration
small businessman
small-cap fund
small-cap stock
small change
small claim
small claims court
small companies rate
small company
Small Order Execution System (SOES)
smart money
SMEs
Smithsonian Agreement
SMP
social
social audit
Social Charter
social impact statement
social security contributions
socialism
socially conscious mutual fund
society
Society for Worldwide Interbank Telecommunications (SWIFT)
soft
Soft commodity
soft currency
soft landing
soft loan
soft market
soft money
Softs
Sold call
sold out market
sole agency
sole agent
sole distributor
sole owner
sole proprietor
sole proprietorship
solvency
solvency margin
solvency ratio
solvent
sort code
source
source and application of funds statement
source document
sovereign risk
S&P 500
S&P 500 mini
spare
SPE
special assessment bond
special audit
Special Commissioner
special deposits
special dividend
special drawing rights
special journal
special purpose entity
special resolution
specialist
specialist display book
specie
specific order costing
specification
specify
speculate
speculation
speculative debt instrument
speculative position limits
speculator
speed resistance lines (SRL)
spend
spending
spending money
spike
spin off
spinning top
split capital trust
split commission
split level investment trust
split payment
split trust
spoilage
spot
spot cash
spot commodity
spot market
spot month
spot next
spot price
spot rate
spot trade
Spot Trading
spread
spread betting
spread-load contractual plan
Spread Option
spreading
spreadsheet
SPV
square
Square Mile
squawk box
squeeze
SSAPs
stabilization
stable
stable market
staff incentives
stag
staged payments
stagflation
stagger
stagnant
stagnate
stagnation
stake
stakeholder
stakeholder pension
stakeholder theory
stamp duty
stand alone cost method
standard agreement
standard cost
standard cost system
standard costing
standard deviation
standard direct labour cost
standard letter
standard lot
standard of living
standard opinion
Standard & Poor's
Standard & Poor's Depositary Receipt (SPDR)
standard rate
standby credit
standing order
Starbucks Index
start
start up
start up financing
starting rate of tax
starting salary
state
state bank
state benefits
State Earnings Related Pension Scheme
state of indebtedness
state pension
state retirement pension
State Second Pension
stated capital
statement
statement of account
Statement of Additional Information (SAI)
statement of affairs
Statement of Auditing Standards
statement of cash flows
statement of cash flows method
statement of changes in financial position
Statement of Financial Accounting Standards
Statement of Principles
statement of realisation and liquidation
statement of retain earnings
statement of retained earnings
Statements of Standard Accounting Practice
statistical
statistical discrepancy
statistical quality control
statistician
statistics
status
status inquiry
status quo
statute
statute barred
statute book
statute law
statutory
statutory audit
statutory auditor
statutory books
statutory instrument
statutory maternity pay
statutory regulations
stay of execution
Step-up Warrant
stepped costs
sterilization
sterilized intervention
sterling
sterling area
sterling balances
sterling crisis
sterling index
stochastic
stochastic oscillator
stochastic volatility
stock
stock buyback
stock certificate
stock code
stock company
stock control
stock controller
stock depreciation
stock exchange
Stock Exchange listing
stock figures
stock in trade
stock index
stock ledger
stock level
stock manipulation
stock market
stock market crash
stock market valuation
stock option
stock picking
stock rating
stock selection strategy
stock split
stock transfer form
stock turn
stock valuation
stock watcher
stockbroker
stockbroking
stockholder
stockholder of record
stockholders' equity
stockholding
stockjobber
stocks and shares
stocktaking
stocktaking sale
stop
stop hunting
stop limit
stop limit order
stop loss
stop loss order
stop order
stop out
stop out price
stop price
stop-running
storage capacity
store card
store of value
straddle
straight line depreciation
straight through processing (STP)
strangle
Strap
strategic cost management
strategic management accounting
strategy
streaming quotes
street name
strike
strike price
strip
strong
Strong Basis
strong currency
strong dollar
strong dollar policy
strong pound
strongbox
Structural Inflation
structural unemployment
structure
Student Loan Marketing Association (Sallie Mae)
style box
sub
Subchapter M
subcontract
subcontractor
subject to
sublease
sublessee
sublessor
sublet
subordinate debenture
subordinated debt
subordinated loan
subscribe
subscription
subscription period
subscription price
subsequent distribution
subsequent event
subsidiary
subsidiary account
subsidiary company
subsidiary company accounting
subsidise
subsidised accommodation
subsidy
substitution effect
subtenancy
subtenant
subtotal
subtract
subtraction
subvention
succeed
success
sum
sum at risk
sum of digits method
sum of the years digits depreciation
sums chargeable to the reserve
sundry
sunk cost
superannuation
SuperDOT
SuperMontage
supplementary benefit
supplementary statement
supplier
supply
supply and demand
supply chain
supply chain management
supply curve
Supply Elasticity
supply price
supply-side economics
support
support price
surcharge
surety
surplus
surrender
surrender value
surtax
suspend
suspend coverage
suspended trading
suspense account
suspension
SVA
swap
swap dealer
swap rate
Swap spread
swaption
sweep account
sweetener
swing option
swing trader
swing trading
Swiss Exchange (SWX)
Swiss Franc (CH)
Swiss Options and Financial Futures Exchange
Swissie
switch
SWOT analysis
symbol
symmetrical triangle
syndicate
Synthetic futures contract
system
system weakness
systematic risk
systematic sampling
systematic trading
systems analysis
systems analyst