"Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May" is a poem by Robert Herrick. This poem portrays our existence on earth, and that people age as life goes on, and everything becomes boundless. Herrick here urges people to take advantage of youth and energy while they may! The poem is in the genre of carpe diem, to seize the day.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Funny Financial Terms

Inspired by KTDP.

Auditor: Person that arrives after battle to finish off the wounded.

Bank: A place that will lend you money only when you don't need it.

Bear Market: Eight months when the kids get no allowance, the wife gets no jewelry and the husband gets no sex.

Broker: Poorer than you were last year.

Budget: Written proof that you can't afford the things you want.

Bull Market: A random market movement causing an investor to mistake himself for a financial genius.

Cash Flow: The movement your money makes as it disappears down the toilet.

CEO: Chief embezzlement officer.

CFO: Chief fraud officer.

Day Trader: A more socially acceptable gambling addict.

EBIT: Earnings before irregularities and tampering.

EBITDA: Earnings before I tricked the dumb auditor.

EPS: Eventual prison sentence.

FRS: Fantasy reporting standards.

P/E Ratio: The percentage of investors wetting their pants as the market keeps crashing.

Profit: A man that prays to God.

Standard and Poor (S&P): Your life in a nutshell.

Stock Analyst: Idiot who just downgraded your stock.

Stock Market Correction: The term your broker uses for a stock market crash.


Yara said...

looooool i loved this post especially since my major was in this stuff :)

Anonymous said...

Funny, really liked the auditor bit :p

Anonymous said...

ahhhhhhhhhhh!!! dont remind meeee i have a bachelor degre of finance . o eshtaghalt in the core of finance after grad!!! i hate it i haaaaate it . ashwa i changed my feeld of work

Oranjina Fadidra said...

GAAAD! now Im confused they all look predictive..

KTDP said...

looool .... very funny ....

Big Pearls said...

this post doesn't relate to me at all!

Ansam said...

hehehe they are!

And the broker too :-)

Some things are better left dormant huh? :-P

Oranjina Fadidra-

Thanks :-) Its your post(s) about medical terms that inspired me to post this! I received it by email and was like why not!

Big Pearls-

Anonymous said...

Too true to be funny!

Ansam said...

Yep hehehehe

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