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Holding the market

The 

Activity

 of placing and/or maintaining 

Buy

 orders to create price 

Support

 for a commodity or security in a downward 

Trend

. The 

Activity

 is usually illegal, except in certain circumstances, such as when the 

SEC

 has given approval to an 

Underwriter

 to hold the 

Market

 in a 

New issue

.



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Activity

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Buy

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Buy order

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Dow

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ECU

,

Legal

,

Leg

,

Market

,

New issue

,

Order

,

Own

,

PPO

,

SEC

,

Sue

,

Support

,

Trend

,

Underwriter

,

Write

,

Writer


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10-K

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued market discount

,

Agency security

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asked price

,

Asking price

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

Adjusted futures price

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Assets under management

,

Average price per share

,

Aggregate exercise price

,

At the money

,

Across the board

,

Activity

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Average down

,

Average up

,

Active market

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Auction market

,

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

,

Bond market

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buy limit order

,

Buy minus

,

Buy minus order

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy order

,

Buy stop order

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Bear market

,

Board of Governors

,

Bulldog market

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bust-up takeover

,

Back-end load

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Buy-side

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Bull market

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Cabinet security

,

Call price

,

Capital market

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Commodity-backed bond

,

Conversion parity price

,

Conversion price

,

Convertible security

,

Current issue

,

Current market value

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Capitalization of income

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash commodity

,

Cash market

,

Cash price

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodity Exchange

,

Commodity futures

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Commodity paper

,

Commodity pool

,

Commodity-product spread

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Contract market

,

Chartered Life Underwriter

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

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

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Choice market

,

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

,

Close market

,

Closing price

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Debt market

,

Digested security

,

Dollar price

,

Droplock security

,

Day order

,

Designated Order Turnaround

,

Discretionary order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Durable goods orders

,

Delivery price

,

Derivative security

,

Dow

,

Dow Jones Averages

,

Dow Jones Industrial Average

,

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

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Down payment

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Distressed security

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Double up

,

Dow dividend theory

,

Down volume

,

Deep market

,

Depth of market

,

Double auction market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Ex-legal

,

External market

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Ex-pit transaction

,

Emerging market

,

Ex-all

,

Ex-warrants

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights

,

Ex-rights date

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Full price

,

Fill or kill

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Forward price

,

Futures price

,

Fee-for-service

,

Front-end load

,

Fair market value

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

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

,

Free right of exchange

,

Fourth market

,

Graduated security

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

GDP implicit price deflator

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Graveyard market

,

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

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Housing Market Index

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Horizontal price movement

,

Hunkering down

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Investment security

,

Issue date

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Inefficient market

,

Inverted market

,

Internal market

,

Inside market

,

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

,

Imperfect market

,

In and out

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jointly and severally

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint and several liability

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Last In First Out

,

Legal list

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Lead underwriter

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Limit price

,

Long Market Value

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Limit down

,

Limit up

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal

,

Legal age

,

Legal entity

,

Legal risk

,

Legal assets

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leg

,

Long leg

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Liquid market

,

Locked market

,

Money order

,

Marketable security

,

Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market letter

,

Market maker

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Managing underwriter

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Market cap

,

Market neutral

,

Market portfolio

,

Market timer

,

Market timing

,

Market analysis

,

Market

,

Market inefficiency

,

Market opening

,

Market return

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Market surveillance

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Market Volatility Index

,

Matching orders

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

Mixed market

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

National Market System

,

Negotiable security

,

New York Stock Exchange

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

New York Futures Exchange

,

Normal market

,

New issue

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

Narrow market

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Negotiated market

,

New high

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Offering price

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Open market operation

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Open-end credit

,

Open-end mortgage

,

Open-end fund

,

Open-end management company

,

Option price

,

Option writer

,

Out of the money

,

Open-end lease

,

Own

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Order book official

,

Order imbalance

,

Outside market

,

Pooling of interests

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Parity price

,

Physical commodity

,

Physical market

,

Price limit

,

PPO

,

Primary market

,

Public offering price

,

Power of Attorney

,

Paid up

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Private Market Value

,

Price spread

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Price range

,

Price-weighted index

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Redemption price

,

Registered security

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

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

,

Retail Price Index

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio write

,

Roll down

,

Roll up

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

SEC

,

Secondary market

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Stamped security

,

Step-up bond

,

SEC fee

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell the book

,

Significant order

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Split order

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop order

,

Stop price

,

Standard of living

,

Settlement price

,

Soft commodity

,

Spot commodity

,

Spot market

,

Spot price

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Stock market

,

Subscription price

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Short leg

,

Short market value

,

Step-up warrant

,

Step-down lease

,

Step-up lease

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Share price

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Support

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Specialist market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trickle-down theory

,

Trend

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Top-down

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Target price

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Transparent market

,

Trend reversal

,

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

,

Underwriter

,

Uniform Securities Act

,

Underlying security

,

Up volume

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable ratio write

,

Write down

,

Written-down value

,

Williams Act

,

Wage price spiral

,

Waiver of premium

,

War chest

,

Write

,

Writer

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

Weak market

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

Wide market

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yankee bond market

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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