Bradley, Voorhees & Day. In 1929, BVD hired Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller as their model and representative.
Two-Sided. A two-sided market is when customers or market makers are lined up on both sides (buy and sell) of a stock.
Limited Brands. Leslie Herbert Wexner ranked 84th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List with a net worth of $3.1 billion.
The Peter Principle. A concept of incompetence levels was formulated by Dr. Laurence J. Peter and Raymond Hull in their 1968 book "The Peter Principle".
Kwanza. The kwanza was introduced following Angolan independence.
Wal-Mart. Helen R. Walton ranked 11th on "Forbes" 2006 Rich List was 86 years old in 2006 and was worth $15.3 billion.
Swiss Franc. The Swiss franc is the only version of the franc still issued in Europe.
Automobiles. Sears' Allstate line included one car, and several scooters and motorcycles.
Last In First Out. Since the 1970's, U.S. companies have tended to use "LIFO" which reduces their income taxes in times of inflation.
Rising Stock Prices. In a "bear market", stock prices decline.
Wimpy's. The portly J. Wellington Wimpy was famous for the line "I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today."
80%. The FTSE is pronounced "footsie".
Michael K. Wirth. Wirth earned a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado and joined Chevron as a design engineer in 1982.
Demand For Immediate Payment. A sight draft is payable upon presentation.
Hitachi. Based in Tokyo, Japan, Hitachi was founded as an electronics repair shop in 1910.
Certificate Of Deposit. A certificate of deposit is a time deposit, a financial product commonly offered to consumers by banks.
Oil Industry. Rockefeller made his fortune in the oil industry.
The Electric Razor. Joe Namath was a spokesperson for Shick Razors in the late 1960s.
Net. The Wall St. location of the NYSE was added in 1922.
Service Games. The SEGA Master System originally flopped in the U.S.