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May Day

May 1, 1975, the date on which fixed minimum 

Brokerage

 commissions were no longer in effect in the U.S., leading to the rise of the discount 

Broker

 industry.



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10-K

,

12b-1 funds

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued market discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

At par

,

At best

,

At call

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustment date

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Age-weighted plan

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

Alternative Minimum Tax

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Broker

,

Brokerage

,

Brokerage firm

,

Brokerage house

,

Broker loan

,

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

,

Broker loan rate

,

B shares

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Cleared date

,

Commission

,

Call date

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Code of procedure

,

Commission house

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Capitalization of income

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cyclical industry

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Chapter 7

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Closing date

,

Cloud on title

,

Calendar effect

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Date draft

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deep-discount bond

,

Discount bond

,

Distribution date

,

Due date

,

Deep discount broker

,

Discount broker

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend discount model

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Dated date

,

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

,

Discount loan

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Discount yield

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

Effective date

,

Expiration date

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ex-rights date

,

First In First Out

,

Fixed asset

,

Fixed-charge coverage ratio

,

Fixed cost

,

First call date

,

Fixed income

,

Fixed income equivalent

,

Fixed-income arbitrage

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Floor broker

,

Full-service brokerage

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Fixed annuity

,

Fixed benefits

,

Fixed premium

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Grant date

,

Gather in the stops

,

Growth industry

,

Going long

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

In escrow

,

Issue date

,

Independent broker

,

In-house

,

Institutional brokerage

,

Introducing broker

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Insurance broker

,

Industry

,

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

,

Jumping the gun

,

January Effect

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Long

,

Long Bond

,

Long position

,

Long-term

,

Lead manager

,

Lead underwriter

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Long Market Value

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

Leading indicator

,

Long hedge

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Legal age

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Long leg

,

Long straddle

,

Long-term lease

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Long squeeze

,

Maturity date

,

Minimum yield

,

Make a market

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

May Day

,

Minimum maintenance

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Minimum payment

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage broker

,

Minimum distribution

,

Minimum fluctuation

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Normal retirement age

,

No-load stock

,

No book

,

Off the books

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

Online broker

,

On margin

,

Outside broker

,

Offering date

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Out of the money

,

Old age, survivors, and disability insurance

,

On-balance volume

,

October Effect

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Payment date

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Prime broker

,

Prime brokerage

,

Payable date

,

P&L

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Projected maturity date

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Painting the tape

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Redemption date

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Retail brokerage

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Record date

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Real estate broker

,

Right of redemption

,

Required Minimum Distribution

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

SG&A

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Securities Industry Association

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Series 7

,

Split commission

,

Street broker

,

Smokestack industry

,

Standard of living

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

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

,

Settlement date

,

S&P phenomenon

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Trade date

,

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

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares


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