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Agent

An individual or firm authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal), such as by executing a 

Transaction

 or selling and servicing an 

Insurance

 policy. The 

Agent

 does not assume any 

Financial risk

 in the transaction, as a 

Dealer

 would.



Related Terms: 17

Agent

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Authorize

,

Action

,

Call

,

Dealer

,

Deal

,

ECU

,

Financial risk

,

FIN

,

Insurance

,

Insurance policy

,

Inc.

,

Policy

,

Principal

,

Risk

,

Sell

,

Transaction


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10-K

,

Accredited Personal Financial Planning Specialist

,

Agent bank

,

Accrual of discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

Agent

,

All or any part

,

At call

,

Accommodative monetary policy

,

Adjustable life insurance

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Authorize

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Action

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Automated Pricing and Reporting System

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brokerage firm

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Benchmark risk

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Combined financial statement

,

Consolidated financial statement

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Credit risk

,

Call money rate

,

Clearing firm

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Country risk

,

Captive agent

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Casualty insurance

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Certificate of stock

,

Corporate action

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Class action suit

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Closing transaction

,

Counterparty risk

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Closing agent

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Dual currency bond

,

Dual listing

,

Dealer

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Disbursing agent

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Disability insurance

,

Dual life insurance

,

Deal stock

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Default risk

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dual-purpose fund

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Diversifiable risk

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Downside risk

,

Deal

,

Deal flow

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Easy monetary policy

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Excess insurance

,

Excluded risk

,

Executive indemnity insurance

,

Ex-all

,

Enrolled agent

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Financial Accounting Standards Board

,

Financial asset

,

Financial capital

,

Financial statement

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Financial institution

,

Financial instrument

,

First call date

,

Fiscal agent

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Financial analyst

,

Firm quotation

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward deal

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Fiscal policy

,

Financial futures

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Firm commitment offering

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Financial risk

,

Firm commitment lending

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Financial advisor

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

FIN

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Group insurance

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Hazard insurance

,

Health insurance

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate risk

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Independent agent

,

Individual policy pension trust

,

Insurance

,

Insurance agent

,

Insurance broker

,

Insurance carrier

,

Insurance claim

,

Insurance examiner

,

Insurance policy

,

Insurance premium

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Inc.

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Income risk

,

Investment policy

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Idiosyncratic risk

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Limited risk

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Level premium insurance

,

Level term insurance

,

Life insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Lump sum distribution

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Legal risk

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Lump sum

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Member firm

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Monetary policy

,

Major medical insurance

,

Master policy

,

Mortgage life insurance

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage risk

,

Mortgage servicing

,

Non-financial asset

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

Nonmember firm

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

Nonparticipating life insurance policy

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

Notional principal amount

,

No-load

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Normal retirement age

,

No-load stock

,

Net transaction

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

Other current assets

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Other income

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Original principal balance

,

Opening transaction

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Paper dealer

,

Paying agent

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Primary Dealer

,

P&L

,

Participating insurance

,

Policy

,

Policy limit

,

Policy loan

,

Policy surrender

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prepayment risk

,

Principal

,

Principal amount

,

Principal balance

,

Principal risk

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Privilege dealer

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Put/call ratio

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Risk adjusted return

,

Risk

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

Reinvestment risk

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Regulation Z

,

Remaining principal balance

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Registered options principal

,

Real estate agent

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Risk arbitrage

,

Risk-averse

,

Risk management

,

Risk neutral

,

Risk premium

,

Risk seeking

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Risk capital

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Sell

,

Selling flat

,

Segregation of securities

,

Selling group

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell-side analyst

,

Sell the book

,

Standard of living

,

Systemic risk

,

Selling hedge

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Self insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Survivorship insurance

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Scorched-earth policy

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Selling short

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Transaction

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tight monetary policy

,

Term insurance

,

Title insurance

,

Transfer agent

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unlimited risk

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Umbrella liability insurance

,

Uncovered call

,

Unsystematic risk

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Williams Act

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares


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