|J-curve||The pattern of change in the balance of trade after a currency devaluation. The balance deteriorates initially as the local currency value...|
|jackpot||A large prize you can win in a lottery (a game of chance in which people buy tickets with numbers on).
A large amount of profit.
|Jan.||Written abbreviation for January. |
|January effect||The tendency of stocks in the US to fall towards the end of December then recover quickly in the first few trading sessions of January. The...|
|Jasdaq||A stockmarket in Tokyo. |
|jeopardise||To risk losing or harming something. |
|jeopardy||In danger of being lost or harmed. |
|jettison||To get rid of something quickly or completely because it is not good enough. |
|jeweller||A person, company, or shop that makes or sells jewellery. |
|jihad||Jihad is often translated as "holy war", but that narrow definition is disputed, by many muslims who employ a wider definition.