Blockchain is a new technology for enabling anonymous transactions (that aren’t recorded in a central registry).
Stranded assets are large investments which have been rendered useless by an unexpected market change.
Capital investments are big, expensive projects that provide benefits over many years, and often generate income to help pay for themselves.
Bonds are debt: IOUs issued by corporations and governments.
Dark money is money that moves around out of the public eye, making it hard to know who’s spending it or what exactly they’re buying.
Bankruptcy is the legal process that happens if you run out of money and can’t pay your bills.
‘Cash accounting’ is the way many small businesses track their results: by measuring how much cash comes in and goes out.
Self insurance is what companies (and people) do if they can’t afford insurance, or believe the chance of a catastrophic loss is small.
Equity means ownership. It can also mean justice or fairness.
Assets are things you own or possess that have value.
Debt is when one person or company owes money to another person or company.
Interest rates are the cost of borrowing money.
A sunk cost is something you previously worked on that’s no longer useful.