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B2B Business to business, denoting direct trading without intermediaries.

B shares Category of ORDINARY SHARES with limited voting power.

B2C Business to consumer.

Babbage, Charles (1792–1871) Patron saint of operations research and management science. His inventions include a mechanical calculator, a computer, and a punch-card machine. His most successful book, On the Economy of Machinery and Manufacturers (1835), described the tools and machinery used in English factories. By analyzing the operations, he was able to suggest improvements. Babbage was also an advocate of the division of labor and of PROFIT SHARING.

Baby bond U.S. bond with a low face value.

Baby boomer Person born during the immediate World War II period, especially in the ...

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