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Encyclopedia > Free enterprise
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Free Enterprise is am economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods; investments that are determined by private decision rather than by state control; and determined in a free market. Image File history File links Derived from public domain images featured at: http://commons. ... An economic system is a mechanism which deals with the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services in a particular society. ... Private refers to: privacy the ability of a person to control the availability of information about and exposure of him or herself. ... A corporation (usually known in the United Kingdom and Ireland as a company) is a legal entity (distinct from a natural person) that often has similar rights in law to those of a Civil law systems may refer to corporations as moral persons; they may also go by the name... In economics, capital goods refer to real products that are used in the production of other products but are not incorporated into the new product (these are termed Consumer Goods). ... A free market is an idealized market, where all economic decisions and actions by individuals regarding transfer of money, goods, and services are voluntary, and are therefore devoid of coercion and theft (some definitions of coercion are inclusive of theft). Colloquially and loosely, a free market economy is an economy...


Free Enterprise is also a movie featuring William Shatner. William Shatner plays himself, albeit a campy caricature of himself. The film deals with the mid-life crisis' of its two main protagonists as well as William Shatner's (fictitious) quest to be taken seriously as an artist. Shatner and the two protagonists decide to resolve these issues by staging a hip-hop musical version of Julius Caesar with Shatner in the lead role. William Shatner as Captain Kirk William Shatner (born in Montreal, Quebec, March 22, 1931) is an actor, writer and musical performer. ... Bust of Julius Caesar Gaius Julius Caesar (Classical Latin: IMP·C·IVLIVS·CAESAR·DIVVS¹) (b. ...


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Free Enterprise, the Economy and Monetary Policy - Everyday Economics - FRB Dallas (2127 words)
Free enterprise is the freedom of individuals and businesses to operate and compete with a minimum of government interference or regulation.
Free enterprise means men and women have the opportunity to own economic resources, such as land, minerals, manufacturing plants and computers, and to use those tools to create goods and services for sale.
The key to free enterprise is that all these people, whether they start a business of their own or work for someone else, do so voluntarily.
Enterprise - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (509 words)
Enterprise, one of the ships especially built for the upcoming China trade in the early 19th century, owned by the fur trader and multimillionaire John Jacob Astor of New York.
Enterprise was a hot air balloon used by the Union Army during the Civil War.
VSS Enterprise, the proposed inaugural vessel of the Virgin Galactic suborbital tourism fleet, an endeavor of Richard Branson.
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