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Stabilization

Definition 1

When an 

Underwriter

 who tries to prevent a recent 

Offering

 from dropping below the 

Offering

 price by placing 

Buy

 orders slightly above that price.

Definition 2

Broker

 for whom at least 75% of trades are stabilizing (i.e. 

Sales

 following a 

Zero-plus tick

 and purchases following a zero-minus tick), in accordance with 

NYSE

 rules.





Related Terms: 23

Buy

,

Broker

,

Buy order

,

Drop

,

FIN

,

Low

,

Minus tick

,

NYSE

,

Offer

,

Offering

,

Offering price

,

Order

,

Purchase

,

PPI

,

Plus tick

,

Ring

,

Sales

,

Trade

,

Underwriter

,

Write

,

Writer

,

Zero-minus tick

,

Zero-plus tick


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10-K

,

52-week low

,

12b-1 funds

,

30-day wash rule

,

Allowance for depreciation

,

Above par

,

Accrual of discount

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asked price

,

Asking price

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

Alternative order

,

At best

,

At call

,

Automated Order Entry System

,

Adjusted futures price

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

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

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Ad valorem

,

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

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Below par

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Block trade

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Buy

,

Best efforts offering

,

Broker

,

Broker loan

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

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

,

Board of Governors

,

Break-even analysis

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Broker loan rate

,

Blitzkrieg tender offer

,

Bulk sales escrow

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Buy-side

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Blow-off top

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Credit order

,

Call price

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion parity price

,

Conversion price

,

Code of procedure

,

Contingency order

,

Contingent order

,

Contra broker

,

Contract broker

,

Crossed trade

,

Customer protection rule

,

Capitalization of income

,

Consumer Price Index

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Cash and carry trade

,

Cash price

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Chartered Life Underwriter

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Contract sale

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Chapter 7

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Creeping tender offer

,

Contingent deferred sales charge

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Cash sale

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Closing tick

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Child and dependent care credit

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Cup and handle

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Closing price

,

Closing purchase

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Days Sales Outstanding

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Dollar price

,

Day order

,

Deep discount broker

,

Designated Order Turnaround

,

Discount broker

,

Discretionary order

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Desk (the)

,

Division of labor

,

Durable goods orders

,

Delivery price

,

Direct Public Offering

,

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

,

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

,

Daily low

,

Daylight trade

,

Day trade

,

Depth of market

,

Drop

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Event risk

,

Either-or order

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Even lot

,

Even spread

,

Even up

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flight to quality

,

Flow of funds

,

Full price

,

Fill or kill

,

Floor broker

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Trade Commission

,

Free market price

,

Free trade

,

Forward price

,

Futures price

,

Fee-for-service

,

Form 8-K

,

Form S-1

,

Firm commitment offering

,

Friends and family offering

,

Forward sale

,

Full faith and credit

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free and clear

,

Free right of exchange

,

FIN

,

Forward trade

,

Gross sales

,

G-7

,

GDP implicit price deflator

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Group sale

,

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

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

HUD-1 statement

,

Head and shoulders

,

High-low index

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Horizontal price movement

,

In escrow

,

Independent broker

,

In-house

,

Introducing broker

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

International trade

,

Insurance broker

,

Initial Public Offering

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

Intrastate offering

,

In intestacy

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

I/O strip

,

Installment sales contract

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Income exclusion rule

,

Imbalance of orders

,

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

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Lead underwriter

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Limit order

,

Limit order book

,

Limit order information system

,

Limit price

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Letter of comment

,

Liquidity event

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Lease-purchase agreement

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Last sale

,

Level I quotes

,

Low

,

Money order

,

Market conversion price

,

Minus yield

,

Make a market

,

Market if touched order

,

Market on close order

,

Market order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Managing underwriter

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage broker

,

Matching orders

,

Maximum price fluctuation

,

Minus tick

,

Net sales

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Nine-Bond Rule

,

Notice of Sale

,

NYSE

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

National Securities Trade Association

,

No limit order

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

NYSE Composite Index

,

Off-balance-sheet financing

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Offer

,

Offering

,

Offering circular

,

Offering price

,

Offering scale

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

Off-floor order

,

On-floor order

,

Online broker

,

On margin

,

Open order

,

Or better

,

Order

,

Order flow

,

Order ticket

,

Outside broker

,

One-share one-vote rule

,

Offering date

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Option price

,

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 trade equity

,

Order book official

,

Order imbalance

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Public offering

,

Purchase

,

Payment for order flow

,

Prime broker

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

PPI

,

Price index

,

Producer Price Index

,

Parity price

,

Price limit

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Public offering price

,

Power of Attorney

,

Preforeclosure sale

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Purchase-money mortgage

,

Pairs trade

,

Price spread

,

Purchase agreement

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Percent held by institutions

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Plus tick

,

Plus tick rule

,

Price range

,

Price-weighted index

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Redemption price

,

Reading the tape

,

Real-time trade reporting

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Rights offering

,

Round of funding

,

Rule 10b-6

,

Rule 15c3-1

,

Rule 19c3

,

Rule 405

,

Rule 415

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Retail Price Index

,

Retail sales index

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Regulation Z

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Ratio write

,

Real estate broker

,

Right of redemption

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk/return trade-off

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Ring

,

Rule 13d

,

Sales

,

Sales ledger

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Sales charge

,

Sales fee

,

Savings and Loan

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

Secondary offering

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Shelf offering

,

Split offering

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell limit order

,

Sell order

,

Sell plus

,

Sell the book

,

Series 7

,

Significant order

,

Small Order Execution System

,

Split order

,

Stop-limit order

,

Stop order

,

Stop price

,

Street broker

,

Suitability Rules

,

Same-store sales

,

Standard of living

,

Settlement price

,

Spot price

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Small corporate offering registration

,

Subscription price

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Share price

,

Split-adjusted price

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

Short purchase

,

Short sale rule

,

Swing trade

,

Sales tax

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Scale order

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Short swing rules

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Stop and reverse

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Trade

,

Take a position

,

Time order

,

Trailing P/E

,

Trade barrier

,

Trade deficit

,

Trade surplus

,

Trade house

,

Tender offer

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxable event

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Tax sale

,

Take a bath

,

Target price

,

Tick test

,

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

,

Underwriter

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable ratio write

,

Write down

,

With interest

,

Wage price spiral

,

World Trade Organization

,

Waiver of premium

,

Write

,

Writer

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

Wash sale rule

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

When issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-base budgeting

,

Zero-coupon bond

,

Z shares

,

Zero-beta portfolio

,

Zero-investment portfolio

,

Zero downtick

,

Zero-minus tick

,

Zero-plus tick

,

Zero uptick


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