Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

What does KTM stand for?

KTM represents KTM Sport motor cycle AG an Austrian motorcycle maker. The company was inducted by engineer Hans Trunkenpolz in 1934. It commenced as a metal working shop and began making motorcycles in 1954. Albeit KTM is largely known for off road motorcycles it has in recent years broadened its delivery into street motorcycle manufacture. […]

What does MSFT stand for?

MSFT represents Microsoft Corporation. It is a multinational computer technology corporation that extends licenses, supports and makes a wide variety of software products for computing devices. The Microsoft Corporation has its headquarters in Washington USA and it most lucrative products are the Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows operating system collection of productivity software. In 1975 […]

What does Volcom stand for?

VOLCOM stands for the name of Clothing Company in Costa Mesa, California whose visionaries Richard “Wooly” Woolcott and Tucker “T-Dawg” Hall formed it in 1991. The company was officially renamed Volcom Incorporated in 2005. The idea for the company’s clothing line came from its founders’ exposure to the field of sports, so Volcom targets the […]

What does NASDAQ stand for?

NASDAQ is known as NASDAQ Stock Market. It is an American stock exchange and is the largest electronic screen based equity securities trading market in the United States. NASDAQ Stock Market has more trading volume per hour than any other stock exchange in the world and it has about 3,700 corporations and companies. The National […]

What does MPRI stand for?

MPRI is the acronym for Military Professional Resources. MPRI is a private military contractor that supplies a wide variety of services to private and public customers especially to the United States Department of Defense. Military training, logistics, and law enforcement are a few of the profession that MPRI specializes in and operates in over forty […]

What does Geico stand for?

GEICO stands for Government Employees Insurance Company. This name was adopted based on the roots from which the Company has matured. Its founder Leo Goodwin first decided to target military and government employees but the business further expanded to include services for wide range of customers. During the Great depression in the United States in […]

What does DOW stand for?

DOW stands for the Dow Jones Industrial Average which is also known as the Dow 30, Industrial Average, Dow Jones or simply the Dow. Investing in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is accessed widely within equities through exchange traded funds as well as derivatives through future contracts and option contracts. The Dow is one of […]

What does ECN stand for?

ECN is the acronym for Electronic Communications Network. This term is often used in financial circles to represent a type of computer system that facilitates the trading of financial products outside of stock exchanges. Currencies and stocks are the main products that are traded on ECNs. ECNs came into being in 1998 when the SEC […]

What does NASCAR stand for?

NASCAR stands for National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. NASCAR is a family-owned and operated business venture that administers and authorizes numerous auto racing sports events. Bill France Snr. Founded the association in 1947-48. Since the start of 2009, the CEO for the company is the grandson of the late Bill France Sr., Brian […]

What does MSNBC stand for?

About MSNBC MSNBC is a cable news channel located in the United States that is available in both the United States and Canada. The name is an amalgamation of “Microsoft” and “NBC”. Two partnerships with the names MSNBC and were established in 1996 by Microsoft and General Electric’s NBC unit, which is presently NBC […]