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Investment bank

An individual or institution which acts as an 

Underwriter

 or 

Agent

 for corporations and municipalities issuing securities. Most also maintain broker/dealer operations, maintain markets for previously issued securities, and 

Offer

 advisory services to investors. investment banks also have a large role in facilitating mergers and 

Acquisition

Private equity

 placements and corporate restructuring. Unlike traditional banks, investment banks do not 

Accept

 deposits from and provide loans to individuals. also called 

Investment banker

.



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Advisor

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Broker

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Dealer

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Deal

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ECU

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Investment bank

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Investment banker

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ITS

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Loan

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Muni

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Merger

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Market

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10-Q

,

10-K

,

Acquisition cost

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Asset/equity ratio

,

Adjustable rate

,

Agent bank

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued market discount

,

American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

Agent

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Average equity

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

Alien corporation

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Acquisition

,

Aggregate corporation

,

Asset acquisition

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Accept

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Asset conversion loan

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

Advisor

,

A shares

,

Assets under management

,

Automatic investment plan

,

Average price per share

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Active market

,

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

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Bank reconciliation

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Book value per share

,

Burn rate

,

Bank credit

,

Bank draft

,

Bank holding company

,

Bank Holiday

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank Note

,

Bank Trust Department

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond market

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Broker

,

Broker loan

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Basic earnings per share

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Bear market

,

Board of Governors

,

Bulldog market

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

Balloon loan

,

Bank term loan

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Bridge loan

,

Broker loan rate

,

Blitzkrieg tender offer

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Blow-off top

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Bull market

,

Capital investment

,

Cash asset ratio

,

Cash ratio

,

Collection ratio

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Commercial bank

,

Consumer bank

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Capital market

,

Certificateless municipal bond

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Collaterized Loan Obligation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion ratio

,

Corporate bond equivalent

,

Corporate trust

,

Coupon rate

,

Current issue

,

Current market value

,

Current production rate

,

Call money rate

,

Clearing corporation

,

Code of procedure

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash market

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodities Exchange Act

,

Commodity Trading Advisor

,

Contract market

,

Captive agent

,

Chartered Life Underwriter

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Closed corporation

,

Corporate action

,

Corporate governance

,

Cost of carry

,

Corporate Financing Committee

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Corporate fiduciary

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Character loan

,

Classified loan

,

Conforming loan

,

Consolidation loan

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Creeping tender offer

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Closing agent

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Choice market

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Corporate repurchase

,

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

,

Continuous market

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Corporate venture capital

,

Debt service coverage

,

Dealer bank

,

Demand deposit

,

Deposit in transit

,

Deposit multiplier

,

Deposit slip

,

Direct deposit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dealer market

,

Debt-equity swap

,

Debt market

,

Drawn securities

,

Dual currency bond

,

Dual listing

,

Day loan

,

Dealer

,

Deep discount broker

,

Discount broker

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Do Not Reduce

,

Date of record

,

Disbursing agent

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend payout ratio

,

Dividend rate

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Domestic corporation

,

Dual life insurance

,

Deal stock

,

Direct placement

,

De-escalation clause

,

De facto

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Debt service

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Demand loan

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Discount loan

,

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

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Deep market

,

Depth of market

,

Double auction market

,

Deal

,

Deal flow

,

Efficiency ratio

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Equity-linked note

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

External market

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Exchange rate

,

Economic growth rate

,

Edge Act

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Emerging market

,

European Central Bank

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Equity funding

,

Effective tax rate

,

Equity option

,

Ex-all

,

Exchange ratio

,

Enrolled agent

,

Equity kicker

,

Equity mortgage

,

Evergreen loan

,

Equity fund

,

Exercise ratio

,

Equity REIT

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Exclusion ratio

,

Equity capital

,

Equity financing

,

Equity swap

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Form 10-Q

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Financial institution

,

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation

,

First call date

,

Fiscal agent

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Floor broker

,

Front-ending an order

,

Full-service brokerage

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward deal

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Fully diluted earnings per share

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Free market

,

Free market price

,

Foreign corporation

,

Foreign direct investment

,

Fee-for-service

,

Fair market value

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Friends and family offering

,

Fully distributed issue

,

Fair Credit Reporting Act

,

Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

,

FHA Loan

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Floor loan

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Financial advisor

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Federal ID Number

,

Fourth market

,

Government securities

,

Government Securities Clearing Corporation

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

Glass-Steagall Act

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Growing equity mortgage

,

Growth and income fund

,

Gather in the stops

,

Graveyard market

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Hedge ratio

,

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

,

Hot issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Hang out loan

,

High-ratio mortgage

,

Home equity

,

Home Equity Conversion Mortgage

,

Home equity debt

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Home equity loan

,

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act

,

Horizontal acquisition

,

Horizontal merger

,

Housing Market Index

,

Head and shoulders

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Investment flows

,

In escrow

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

International Securities Identification Number

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

Issue date

,

Independent broker

,

In-house

,

Introducing broker

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Inefficient market

,

Inflation rate

,

Investment multiplier

,

Interest rate futures

,

Inverted market

,

Interbank Rate

,

Internal market

,

Independent agent

,

Individual policy pension trust

,

Insurance agent

,

Insurance broker

,

Inside market

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Indexed loan

,

Installment loan

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Investment property

,

Income replacement ratio

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

Individual tax return

,

Imbalance of orders

,

Imperfect market

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

ITS

,

Jointly and severally

,

Joint and several liability

,

Jumbo loan

,

Joint and survivor annuity

,

Junior equity

,

Last In First Out

,

Liquidity ratio

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lead underwriter

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Loan stock

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Line of credit

,

Loan

,

Loan note

,

Loan schedule

,

Loan sharking

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Loan value

,

Loan-value ratio

,

Lock-in

,

Large cap

,

Leading the market

,

Like-kind exchange

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Liquid market

,

Locked market

,

Member bank

,

Money center bank

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Market basket

,

Market capitalization

,

Market conversion price

,

Muni

,

Municipal bond

,

Municipal bond fund

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Municipal note

,

Municipal revenue bond

,

Muni fund

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Margin loan

,

Margin rate

,

Market if touched order

,

Market letter

,

Market maker

,

Market maker spread

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Merchant bank

,

Multiple Listing Service

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Market economy

,

Most distant month

,

Merger

,

Managing underwriter

,

Market rate

,

Money at call

,

Morning loan

,

Mortgage banker

,

Mortgage broker

,

Mortgage rate

,

Marketable securities

,

Market cap

,

Market neutral

,

Market portfolio

,

Market timer

,

Market timing

,

Mill rate

,

Market analysis

,

Market

,

Market inefficiency

,

Market opening

,

Market return

,

Market-share weighted index

,

Market surveillance

,

Market-value weighted index

,

Market Volatility Index

,

Mixed market

,

Most active

,

Net investment

,

National Bank

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

National Market System

,

Nominal rate

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Clearing Corporation

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

Net capital ratio

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

Non-equity option

,

Normal market

,

No-Fault

,

New issue

,

No-Action Letter

,

Null and void

,

Negative equity

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Non-conforming loan

,

Note loan

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Naked call

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Normal retirement age

,

Nasdaq Small Cap Market

,

No-load stock

,

Nonstock Corporation

,

Narrow market

,

National Market Advisory Board

,

Negotiated market

,

No book

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off-balance-sheet financing

,

Off the books

,

Overhead ratio

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Offer

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

Online broker

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Outside broker

,

Open market operation

,

Operating rate

,

Original issue stock

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Options Clearing Corporation

,

Option writer

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

Odd lot buy/sell ratio

,

Off-board

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Open market

,

Open trade equity

,

Operationally efficient market

,

Outside market

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Pro forma

,

Private banking

,

Paper dealer

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Paying agent

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Private sector pass-through

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

Primary Dealer

,

Prime broker

,

Private placement

,

Public Securities Association

,

Purpose loan

,

Payout ratio

,

P&L

,

Primary earnings per share

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Private debt

,

Physical market

,

Policy loan

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Placement

,

Primary market

,

Per stirpes

,

Power of Attorney

,

Partially amortized loan

,

Participation loan

,

Piggyback loan

,

Previous balance method

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Private Market Value

,

Prime rate fund

,

Privilege dealer

,

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

,

Prudent Expert Act

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private company

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Public equity

,

Perfect capital market

,

Preservation of capital

,

Put ratio backspread

,

Private letter ruling

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Profit ratio

,

Put/call ratio

,

Private equity

,

Private limited partnership

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Reports and Records

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Regional bank

,

Regulation Q

,

Reserve ratio

,

Rate covenant

,

Rating service

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Regulated investment company

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Ratio

,

Regulation A

,

Reverse acquisition

,

Reverse merger

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Recourse loan

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Rescheduled loan

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio calendar combination

,

Ratio calendar spread

,

Ratio spread

,

Ratio write

,

Real estate agent

,

Real estate broker

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Ratio analysis

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Retail investor

,

Ring

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings bank

,

Savings deposits

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

SEC

,

Secondary market

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Spot rate

,

Student Loan Marketing Association

,

SEC fee

,

Securities analyst

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Securities loan

,

Segregation of securities

,

Stock loan

,

Street broker

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Spot market

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Short interest ratio

,

Stock Clearing Corporation

,

Stock market

,

Severally but not jointly

,

Small corporate offering registration

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Secondary mortgage market

,

Secured loan

,

Securities lending

,

Security loan

,

Signature loan

,

Single-payment loan

,

Soft loan

,

Stafford loan

,

Standby loan commitment

,

Start rate

,

Swing loan

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Statutory merger

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Short market value

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Securities fraud

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

Specialist market

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

Time deposit

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Two-sided market

,

Two-way market

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tender offer

,

Transfer agent

,

Teaser rate

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Thin market

,

Third market

,

Tight market

,

Transparent market

,

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

,

Unemployment rate

,

Unsecured loan

,

Uncovered call

,

UIT

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Vertical acquisition

,

Vertical merger

,

Variable ratio write

,

Variable ratio plan

,

VAT

,

Write down

,

Williams Act

,

World Bank

,

Waiver of premium

,

Working capital loan

,

Wraparound loan

,

Write

,

Writer

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

Weak market

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

Wide market

,

Wilshire 5000 Equity Index

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yankee bond market

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-investment portfolio


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