International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)


The group that creates and issues the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It is the successor to the IASC (International Accounting Standards Committee,) which created the IAS (International Accounting Standards).

Investing Essentials

Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Term of the Day

Effective margin (EM)

Used with SAT performance measures, the amount equal to the net earned spread, or margin of income, on assets in excess of financing costs for a given interest rate and prepayment rate scenario.

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