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Distressed security

A security of a company undergoing or expected to undergo bankruptcy or restructuring in an effort to avoid insolvency. As investments, distressed securities are usually very risky because the company might not recover.



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10-K

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Allowance for depreciation

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Agent bank

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Accrual of discount

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Agency security

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Amortization of premium

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Asset-backed security

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All or any part

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All-risks coverage

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At risk

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Abstract of title

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Action to quiet title

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As is

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Assignment to creditors

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Attorney in fact

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Assignment of mortgage

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A shares

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Assets under management

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Automatic investment plan

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At the money

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Across the board

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Additional paid-in capital

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Average up

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Against the box

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At the bell

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At the close

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At the figure

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At the full

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At the market

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At the opening order

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Away from the market

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Bank reconciliation

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Below the line

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Books of final entry

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Books of original entry

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Bank credit

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Bank draft

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Bank holding company

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Bank Holiday

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Banking Act of 1933

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Bank Note

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Bank Trust Department

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Bank-eligible issues

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Bid-to-cover ratio

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Book-entry security

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Bureau of Public Debt

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Blue Sky Laws

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Brought over the wall

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Buy the book

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Balance of payments

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Bank Rate

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Board of Governors

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Breaking the syndicate

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Bill of exchange

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Bill of sale

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Breach of trust

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By the book

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Bankrupt

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Bank term loan

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Bust-up takeover

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Benchmark risk

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B shares

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Balanced investment strategy

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Breadth-of-market theory

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Beat the gun

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Capital investment

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Cost Of Goods Sold

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Cost of sales

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Commercial bank

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Consumer bank

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Cabinet security

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Call risk

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Certificate of Participation

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Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

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Convertible security

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Credit risk

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Code of procedure

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Capitalization of income

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Cost of Living Adjustment

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Cost-of-living index

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Council of Economic Advisers

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Chasing the market

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Cheapest to deliver

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Chicago Board of Trade

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Country risk

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Cost-of-living rider

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Certificate of stock

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Cost of carry

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Certificate of title

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Contract for deed

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Cancellation of debt

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Certificate of Claim

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Cost of debt capital

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Cost of funds

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Controlled company

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Closed-end investment company

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C shares

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Class of options

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Close to the money

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Counterparty risk

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Certificate of Occupancy

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Cash or Deferred Arrangement

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Class A Shares

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Class B Shares

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Crash of 1929

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Crash of 1987

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Cover

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Coefficient of determination

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Certificate of delivery

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Close a position

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Cornering the market

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Curbs in

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Dealer bank

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Deposit in transit

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Date of issue

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Date of payment

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Digested security

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Drawn securities

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Droplock security

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Division of Enforcement

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Division of Investment Management

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Division of Market Regulation

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Do Not Reduce

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Date of record

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Dividend in arrears

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Desk (the)

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Division of labor

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Derivative security

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De-escalation clause

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De facto

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Doing business as

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Durable Power of Attorney

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Date of maturity

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Debtor in possession

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Debtor-in-possession financing

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Deed of Release

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Deed of Trust

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Default risk

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Discharge of bankruptcy

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Discharge of lien

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Deep in the money

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Deep out of the money

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Deed of Surrender

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Department of Housing and Urban Development

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Distress termination

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Distressed security

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Defensive investment strategy

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Diversifiable risk

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Dogs of the Dow

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Double up

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Depth of market

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Downside risk

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Eurodollar certificate of deposit

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Equity risk premium

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Escrowed to maturity

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Event risk

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Exchangeable security

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Exempt security

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Ex-legal

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Either-or order

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ECU

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E-mini

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Exchange for futures

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Exchange for physical

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Exchange of spot

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Ex-pit transaction

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European Central Bank

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Export-Import Bank

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Excluded risk

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Ex-all

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Expected return

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Ex-warrants

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Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

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Ex-rights

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Ex-rights date

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Even up

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First In First Out

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Flight to quality

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Flow of funds

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Fill or kill

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Front-ending an order

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Forward P/E

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Factors of production

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Favorable balance of trade

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Federal Reserve Bank

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Forward cover

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Foreign direct investment

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Fee-for-service

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Form 8-K

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Form S-1

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Floating security

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Finance company

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Financial risk

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Family of funds

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Fund of funds

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Fixed investment trust

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Free right of exchange

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Federal ID Number

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Government securities

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Government Securities Clearing Corporation

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Graduated security

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Guaranteed Investment Contract

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General Securities Representative Examination

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G-7

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G-8

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Going public

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Gather in the stops

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Going long

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Going short

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Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

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Hit the bid

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House of issue

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Holding company

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Holder in due course

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Home equity line of credit

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Hammering the market

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Held at the opening

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Holding the market

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Investment flows

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In escrow

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Inflation-indexed security

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Interest rate risk

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International Securities Identification Number

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Investment bill

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Investment-grade bond

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Investment letter

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Investment security

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Investment value

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In-house

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Investment Advisor Act of 1940

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Investment bank

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Investment banker

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Investment Bankers Association

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Investment banking

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Investment banking group

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Investment Company Act of 1940

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In line

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Investment multiplier

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Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

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Internal Rate of Return

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Indication of interest

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In intestacy

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In play

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In-process research and development

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Income risk

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Investment company

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Investment fund

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Investment objective

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Investment policy

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Investment trust

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I/O strip

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Investment property

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In-service withdrawal

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Idiosyncratic risk

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Investment philosophy

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Imbalance of orders

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In and out

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In sympathy

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In the tank

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Jumping the gun

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Joint Stock Company

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Last In First Out

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Lender of last resort

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Law of one price

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Letter security

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Limited risk

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Lending at a rate

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Law of demand

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Law of supply

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Limit up

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Limited company

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London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

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Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

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Letter of comment

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Legal risk

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Line of credit

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Loan-to-cost

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Loan-to-value

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Lock-in

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Leading the market

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Limited Liability Company

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Locked in

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Long-term gain or loss

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Level I quotes

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Member bank

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Money center bank

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Mutual company

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Mutual Savings Bank

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Marketable security

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Mortgage-backed security

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Mortgage pass-through security

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Municipal investment trust

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Make a market

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Mark-to-market

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Merchant bank

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Medium of exchange

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Marginal propensity to consume

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Mortgage risk

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Management company

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Marketable securities

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Net investment

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National Bank

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Negotiable certificate of deposit

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Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

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Negotiable security

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Notice of Sale

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National Association of Securities Dealers

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National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

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National Securities Clearing Corporation

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National Securities Trade Association

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No limit order

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No quote

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No-Fault

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No-Action Letter

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Null and void

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No-lien affidavit

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Notice of Default

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No-load

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NSO

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National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

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Non-investment property

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No-load stock

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No book

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Off the books

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Office of Thrift Supervision

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OID

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Out-of-favor

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Over-the-Counter

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Or better

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Offshore company

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Opinion of title

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On-the-spot loan

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Open-end management company

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Out of the money

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On the opening

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Pooling of interests

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Payment-in-kind security

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Premium over bond value

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Premium over conversion value

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Price Value of a Basis Point

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Payment for order flow

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Public Securities Association

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P&L

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Provision for income taxes

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Public company

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Pour-over will

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Power of Attorney

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Paid up

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Prepayment risk

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Principal risk

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Prioritization of debt

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Paid-in capital

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Paid-in surplus

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Private company

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Private Investment in Public Equity

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Preservation of capital

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Painting the tape

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Return of capital

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Risk adjusted return

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Regional bank

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Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

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Registered security

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Residual security

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Restricted security

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Risk

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Reading the tape

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Regulation D

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Regulation G

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Regulation T

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Regulation U

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Round of funding

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Rules of Fair Practice

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Rate of exchange

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Reciprocal of European terms

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Regulated investment company

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Reduced paid-up insurance

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Reinvestment risk

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Registered Company

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Regulation A

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Reverse Take-Over

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Right of first refusal

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Right of rescission

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Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

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Right of recourse

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Roll over

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Rule of 78

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Roll up

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Right of redemption

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Retirement Equity Act of 1984

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Risk/return trade-off

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Risk arbitrage

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Risk-averse

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Risk management

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Risk neutral

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Risk premium

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Risk seeking

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Rate of return

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Real rate of return

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Ring

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Risk capital

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SEC filing

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SG&A

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Savings bank

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Sight letter of credit

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S&L

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State bank

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SEC

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Securities and Exchange Commission

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Stamped security

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Step-up bond

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SEC fee

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Securities analyst

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Securities Industry Association

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Securities Investor Protection Corporation

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Securities loan

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Segregation of securities

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Sell the book

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Standard of living

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Systemic risk

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Second-to-die insurance

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Stock life insurance company

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Severally but not jointly

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Statute of Limitations

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Statutory investment

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Satisfaction of debt

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Securities lending

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Security interest

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Security loan

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Senior security

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Staggered board of directors

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Systematic investment plan

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Selling the spread

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Step-up warrant

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Special use property

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Step-up lease

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Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

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Social Security

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Social Security Tax

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Security analysis

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Selling short against the box

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Short cover

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Shorting against the box

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S Corporation

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Short-term gain or loss

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Subchapter M

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Subchapter S Corporation

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Schedule C

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Securities Act of 1933

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Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

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Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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Securities fraud

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Seek a market

,

S&P phenomenon

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T-Bill

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Term to maturity

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Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

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Trust-preferred security

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Take a position

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Trailing P/E

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Tenancy by the entirety

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Trust company

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TED spread

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Truth in Lending

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Title company

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The Street

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Timing the market

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Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

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Tax Reform Act of 1986

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Tax Reform Act of 1993

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Take a bath

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U.S. Government Agency Security

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U.S. Savings Bond

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U.S. Treasury

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U.S. Treasury Bill

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U.S. Treasury Bond

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U.S. Treasury Note

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U.S. Treasury Securities

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Unlimited risk

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Uniform Securities Act

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Underlying security

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Unit Investment Trust

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Unsystematic risk

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Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

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Void

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World Bank

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Waiver of premium

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When, as, and if issued

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X or XD

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Year-over-year

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Year-To-Date

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Yield to call

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Yield to maturity

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Yield to worst

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Y shares

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