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Floating security

Definition 1

A security which is bought and held in 

Street name

 with the expectation that it will be quickly resold at a 

Profit

.

Definition 2

Any part of a 

New issue

 which is unsold.





Related Terms: 9

CTA

,

ECU

,

FIN

,

New issue

,

NSO

,

Profit

,

SEC

,

Street name

,

Sue


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10-Q

,

10-K

,

12b-1 funds

,

Above par

,

Accrual of discount

,

Agency security

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

As is

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

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

,

Book profit

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Below par

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

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

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Cabinet security

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Convertible security

,

Current issue

,

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

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

CTA

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Closely held

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

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

,

Direct profit

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Digested security

,

Droplock security

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Derivative security

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

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

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Distressed security

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Ex-legal

,

ECU

,

Effective par

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Ex-all

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

First In First Out

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flow of funds

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Free right of exchange

,

FIN

,

Gross profit

,

Gross profit margin

,

Graduated security

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Hot issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Investment security

,

Issue date

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

I/O strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint will

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Letter of comment

,

Living will

,

Line of credit

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Level I quotes

,

Marketable security

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Make a market

,

Market on close order

,

Medium of exchange

,

Money at call

,

Net profit

,

Net profit margin

,

Net quick assets

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

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

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

New issue

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

NSO

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

New high

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Operating profit margin

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Profit margin

,

Pro forma

,

Par bond

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

P&L

,

Profit warning

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Profit-sharing

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Publicly held

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Painting the tape

,

Paper profit

,

Profit-taking

,

Quick assets

,

Quick turn

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Regulation Q

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Realized profit

,

Real rate of return

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Stamped security

,

SEC fee

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Street broker

,

Street name

,

Standard of living

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

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

,

T-Bill

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Trading profit

,

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

,

Unseasoned issue

,

Unappropriated profit

,

Underlying security

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Unrealized profit

,

With interest

,

Wall Street analyst

,

Waiver of premium

,

Wall Street

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Y shares


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