SMALL BUSINESS DICTIONARY

The Yahoo Small Business Dictionary defines, explains, and cross-references more than 1,800 key small business words, phrases, acronyms, and concepts, covering topics including small business finance, management, sales, startup, exit strategy, and growth. To use the dictionary, type a word in the search box or click a letter to browse the listings alphabetically.

Joint account

An agreement between two or more firms to share risk and financing responsibility in purchasing or underwriting

Glossary provided by Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance at Duke University.
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