a scamisA confidence trick (synonyms include confidence scheme and scam) is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their confidence, in the classical sense of trust. A confidence artist (or con artist) is an individual, operating alone or in concert with others, who exploits characteristics of the human psyche such as dishonesty, honesty, vanity, compassion, credulity, irresponsibility, naïveté, or greed.
abcisAn accounting method that identifies the activities that a firm performs, and then assigns indirect costs to products. An activity based costing (ABC) system recognizes the relationship between costs, activities and products, and through this relationship assigns indirect costs to products less arbitrarily than traditional methods.
achisAn electronic funds-transfer system run by the National Automated Clearing House Association. This payment system deals with payroll, direct deposit, tax refunds, consumer bills, tax payments and many more payment services.
adsisA U.S. dollar-denominated equity share of a foreign-based company available for purchase on an American stock exchange. American Depositary Shares (ADSs) are issued by depository banks in the U.S. under agreement with the issuing foreign company; the entire issuance is called an American Depositary Receipt (ADR) and the individual shares are referred to as ADSs.
aesuisthe daddy of all dumps
alaskan pipelineisn: the act of pooping in to a condom, freezing the rubber overnight, then inserting it in to ones anus. Invented at the University of Iowa by Brian and Andy S. in 2001. Andy: "Hey Brian, ...; ex.: Andy: "Hey Brian, wanna come give me an alaskan pipeline?" Brian: "You know I can't do that again. Dad will spank us!" ...
albeitisconceding the fact that; even though; although - It was an amazing computer, albeit expensive.
alphais1. A measure of performance on a risk-adjusted basis. Alpha takes the volatility (price risk) of a mutual fund and compares its risk-adjusted performance to a benchmark index. The excess return of the fund relative to the return of the benchmark index is a fund's alpha.
amlisA set of procedures, laws or regulations designed to stop the practice of generating income through illegal actions. In most cases money launderers hide their actions through a series of steps that make it look like money coming from illegal or unethical sources was earned legitimately.
anarchiisin the house
and Iarea comedy team. I set them up and he knocks them down.
anemicislacking vitality; listless and weak: an anemic attempt to hit the baseball; an anemic economic recovery.
anyone aliveis<reply>I doubt I can be considered alive, but I'm here
anyone aroundis<action>crickets
anyone awakeis<reply>ZZzzzzzz
anyone elseis<reply>Nope
anyone hereis<reply>There's you talking to a bot.
anyone onlineis<reply>Of course, as usual
arbitrageisThe simultaneous purchase and sale of an asset in order to profit from a difference in the price. It is a trade that profits by exploiting price differences of identical or similar financial instruments, on different markets or in different forms. Arbitrage exists as a result of market inefficiencies; it provides a mechanism to ensure prices do not deviate substantially from fair value for long periods of time.
are you fixed yetis<reply>!who: feeling better yeah, thanks for asking :)
askis<reply>!who: If you need help, just ask your question. No need to ask whether you can ask. The more specifically you state the issue, the better, so others who otherwise might be very busy can see quickly whether they can help you. Helping others help you:
asplosionisa simultaneous implosion and explosion. Do not try to figure this out, your brain might asplode.
ATHisAll Time High
availabilityisFunds that have been deposited by third-party check into a customer's bank account. These funds are typically not usable by the customer until the check clears, or they become "good funds."