These are some brief definitions of terms found in financial articles.

Inflation – an increase in prices with a decrease in purchasing power due to higher economic output.

Recession – A decrease in the economy over an extended period.

Assets – something that has a present economic value or could have an economic value in the future.

Share – A share of is often used when describing a part of a company.

Stock – When a company is selling parts of its company.

Capital – A form of wealth either in money or other assets

Liquid – Cash

Liquidity – Available cash to the company