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American Depositary Receipt

ADR. A negotiable 

Certificate

 issued by a U.S. bank representing a specific number of shares of a foreign stock traded on a U.S. stock 

Exchange

. ADRs make it easier for Americans to invest in foreign companies, due to the widespread availability of dollar-denominated price information, lower 

Transaction

 costs, and timely dividend distributions.



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10-K

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1035 exchange

,

52-week low

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19c3 stock

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Accelerated Cost Recovery System

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Acquisition cost

,

Allowance for depreciation

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Agent bank

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Availability float

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Accrual of discount

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American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

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American Stock Exchange

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Amortization of premium

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Asked price

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Asking price

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At par

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All or any part

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At best

,

At call

,

Accrued dividend

,

Accumulated dividend

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Adjusted futures price

,

ADR

,

American Depositary Receipt

,

American Depositary Share

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

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Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

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A shares

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Average price per share

,

Aggregate exercise price

,

Alligator spread

,

American option

,

American-style option

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Action

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

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

,

Bank reconciliation

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Bank credit

,

Bank draft

,

Bank holding company

,

Bank Holiday

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank Note

,

Bank Trust Department

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

Bid/ask spread

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Block trade

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

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Business finance companies

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

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Butterfly spread

,

Buy and write

,

Bearer share

,

Bonus share

,

Borrowed stock

,

Box spread

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capitalized cost

,

Cost Accounting

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Commercial bank

,

Consumer bank

,

Call price

,

CAT bond

,

Certificate

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Collateral trust certificate

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Common stock equivalent

,

Conversion parity price

,

Conversion price

,

Current issue

,

CUSIP number

,

Code of procedure

,

Crossed trade

,

Chicago Mercantile Exchange

,

Cash dividend

,

Cumulative dividend

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capital formation

,

Constant dollar GDP

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical stock

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash price

,

Certificated stock

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodities Exchange Center

,

Commodity Exchange

,

Commodity-product spread

,

Cost basis

,

Crack spread

,

Crush spread

,

CINS number

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Callable stock

,

Capital gains distribution

,

Certificate of stock

,

Chicago Board Options Exchange

,

Consumer stock

,

Control stock

,

Corporate action

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Class action suit

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Closed-end credit

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Closed-end fund

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Calendar spread

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Closing transaction

,

Credit spread

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Constant dollar plan

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing price

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Depreciated cost

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Distribution date

,

Dollar bond

,

Dollar price

,

Due date

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Dollar terms

,

Date of record

,

Distribution period

,

Dividend clawback

,

Dividend clientele

,

Dividend discount model

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Dividend rate

,

Dividend Reinvestment Plan

,

Dividend requirement

,

Dividend rollover plan

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Dollar shortage

,

Delivery price

,

Deal stock

,

Defensive stock

,

Distribution stock

,

Donated stock

,

Directed share program

,

Due diligence

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Due process

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Dollar cost averaging

,

Debit spread

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Delta spread

,

Diagonal spread

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dirty stock

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Dow dividend theory

,

Daily low

,

Daylight trade

,

Day trade

,

Dead cat bounce

,

Depth of market

,

Dollar volume

,

Due bill

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchange

,

Ex-legal

,

Either-or order

,

Exchange seat

,

Exchange rate

,

ECI

,

Edge Act

,

Employer Cost Index

,

Employment Cost Index

,

E-mini

,

Exchange against actuals

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Exchange versus cash

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

European Central Bank

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee stock repurchase agreement

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Exchange fund

,

Exchange privilege

,

Exchange-traded option

,

Expiration time

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Excess distribution

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Even spread

,

Exchange distribution

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed cost

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Face-amount certificate

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Full price

,

Fill or kill

,

Flotation costs

,

Front-ending an order

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign currency option

,

Foreign exchange

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Fractional share

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Foreign Debt

,

Free market price

,

Free trade

,

Forward price

,

Futures price

,

Foreign corporation

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Front-end load

,

First preferred stock

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Full stock

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

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FICA

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Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Federal Tax Identification Number

,

Forward trade

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

Growth stock

,

G-7

,

GDP implicit price deflator

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Gross spread

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Historical cost

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hang Seng Index

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

High-tech stock

,

Hot issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Horizontal spread

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Horizontal price movement

,

In escrow

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Issue date

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Income stock

,

Indicated dividend

,

In line

,

Income distribution

,

Intercommodity spread

,

Interdelivery spread

,

Intermarket spread

,

Intracommodity spread

,

International trade

,

Identified shares

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Institutional shares

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Inside spread

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Joint Stock Company

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order information system

,

Limit price

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Lump sum distribution

,

Loan stock

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Lognormal distribution

,

Level I quotes

,

Low

,

Member bank

,

Money center bank

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Market conversion price

,

Mob spread

,

Mortgage-backed certificate

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Merchant bank

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Marginable stock

,

Make whole provision

,

Money at call

,

Minimum distribution

,

Mutual improvement certificate

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

National Bank

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable instrument

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negotiable security

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

No-Fault

,

Nonvoting stock

,

New issue

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Neutral spread

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nonperiodic distribution

,

No-load stock

,

Normal distribution

,

Net change

,

Net transaction

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

One time charge

,

Operating costs

,

Original cost

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Offering price

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Omitted dividend

,

Optional dividend

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Optionable stock

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Owe

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Opening transaction

,

Option price

,

Option spread

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open trade equity

,

Option exchange

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Participation certificate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Payment for order flow

,

Participating dividend

,

Preference shares

,

Preferred shares

,

Preferred stock

,

Prior preferred stock

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Peace dividend

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Parity price

,

Price limit

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Public offering price

,

Power of Attorney

,

Past-due balance method

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Publicly-traded fund

,

Pairs trade

,

Perpendicular spread

,

Price spread

,

Premature distribution

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Publicly traded

,

Preservation of capital

,

Patronage dividend

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Probability distribution

,

Painting the tape

,

Price range

,

Price-weighted index

,

Primary exchange

,

Quality spread

,

Qualifying share

,

Replacement cost

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Regional bank

,

Redemption price

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Retail Price Index

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

Redeemable shares

,

Restricted stock

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Right of redemption

,

Required Minimum Distribution

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Real-time

,

Regional exchange

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings bank

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

Stock association

,

Secondary distribution

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Stock buyback

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Stock loan

,

Stop price

,

Strong dollar

,

Second preferred stock

,

Special dividend

,

Stock dividend

,

Standard of living

,

Settlement price

,

Single stock futures

,

Spot price

,

Sponsored ADR

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Secondary stock

,

Share

,

Stock bonus plan

,

Stock certificate

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock consolidation

,

Stock exchange

,

Stock index

,

Stock market

,

Stock option

,

Stock option plan

,

Stock power

,

Stock screening

,

Stock swap

,

Stock symbol

,

Stock ticker

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Subscription price

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Share appreciation mortgage

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Stock fund

,

Selling the spread

,

Spread option

,

Synthetic stock

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Share price

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Stock list

,

Story stock

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Swing trade

,

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

,

Spread

,

Stop and reverse

,

Total cost

,

Transaction

,

Time deposit

,

Time draft

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trade

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trade barrier

,

Trade deficit

,

Trade surplus

,

Trade house

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

TED spread

,

Time note

,

Truth in Lending

,

Time spread

,

Tenancy at will

,

Time-sharing

,

The Street

,

Time stop

,

Timing the market

,

Tax identification number

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Target price

,

Thinly traded

,

Trade date

,

Trading costs

,

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

,

Unseasoned issue

,

Underwriting spread

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Unpaid dividend

,

Unsponsored ADR

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Value stock

,

Vetoing stock

,

Voting stock

,

Vertical spread

,

Williams Act

,

Weak dollar

,

World Bank

,

Whisper number

,

Wage price spiral

,

World Trade Organization

,

Waiver of premium

,

Watered stock

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

Wide market

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield spread

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Z shares


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