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Definition 1

An intermediary between an 

Issuer

 of a security and the investing 

Public

, usually an 

Investment bank

.

Definition 2

An 

Issuer

 of 

Insurance

 policies.



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Issuer

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Investment bank

,

Insurance

,

Public

,

SEC

,

Sue

,

Term

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Vesting


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10-K

,

12b-1 funds

,

Agent bank

,

Accrual of discount

,

Agency security

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

All or any part

,

Adjustable life insurance

,

All-risks coverage

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

As is

,

Attorney in fact

,

Amortization term

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

Automatic investment plan

,

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

,

Bank reconciliation

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Bank credit

,

Bank draft

,

Bank holding company

,

Bank Holiday

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Bank Note

,

Bank Trust Department

,

Bank-eligible issues

,

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

,

Bank Rate

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Bank term loan

,

B shares

,

Buy and write

,

Balanced investment strategy

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capital investment

,

Certified Public Accountant

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Commercial bank

,

Consumer bank

,

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

,

Cash value life insurance policy

,

Casualty insurance

,

Convertible term insurance

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Credit insurance

,

Credit life insurance

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

Closed-end investment company

,

C shares

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cliff vesting

,

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

,

Dealer bank

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Digested security

,

Direct issuer

,

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

,

Decreasing term life

,

Disability insurance

,

Dual life insurance

,

Direct Public Offering

,

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

,

Defensive investment strategy

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

ECU

,

E-mini

,

Exchange of spot

,

European Central Bank

,

Export-Import Bank

,

Excess insurance

,

Executive indemnity insurance

,

Ex-all

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ethical investing

,

First In First Out

,

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

,

Federal Savings and Loan Association

,

Flow of funds

,

Front-ending an order

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Bank

,

Foreign direct investment

,

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

,

Federal Insurance Contributions Act

,

Fixed investment trust

,

Free right of exchange

,

Formula investing

,

FIN

,

Graduated security

,

Guaranteed Investment Contract

,

G-7

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

Group insurance

,

Going public

,

Growth and income fund

,

Graduated vesting

,

Gather in the stops

,

Green investing

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House of issue

,

Hazard insurance

,

Health insurance

,

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

,

Investment flows

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Intermediate-term

,

Investment bill

,

Investment-grade bond

,

Investment letter

,

Investment security

,

Investment value

,

Issue date

,

Issuer

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment bank

,

Investment banker

,

Investment Bankers Association

,

Investment banking

,

Investment banking group

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

In line

,

Investment multiplier

,

Insurance

,

Insurance agent

,

Insurance broker

,

Insurance carrier

,

Insurance claim

,

Insurance examiner

,

Insurance policy

,

Insurance premium

,

Initial Public Offering

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Investment company

,

Investment fund

,

Investment objective

,

Investment policy

,

Investment trust

,

I/O strip

,

Investment property

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Investment philosophy

,

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

,

Letter security

,

Long-term

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level premium insurance

,

Level term insurance

,

Life insurance

,

Long-term care insurance

,

Long-term debt

,

Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities

,

Letter of comment

,

Line of credit

,

Lock-in

,

Long-term mortgage

,

Long-term lease

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Member bank

,

Money center bank

,

Mutual Savings Bank

,

Marketable security

,

Medium-term

,

Medium-term bond

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Municipal bond insurance

,

Municipal Bond Insurance Association

,

Municipal investment trust

,

Make a market

,

Market on close order

,

Merchant bank

,

Medium of exchange

,

Major medical insurance

,

Mortgage life insurance

,

Net investment

,

National Bank

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negotiable security

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

Nonparticipating life insurance policy

,

New issue

,

Notary Public

,

Null and void

,

Notice of Default

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Off the books

,

Other long term liabilities

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Original Issue Discount

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On 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

,

Profit and loss statement

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Public bond

,

Public offering

,

Public purpose bond

,

Public limited partnership

,

Public Securities Association

,

P&L

,

Public goods

,

Public sector

,

Participating insurance

,

Private Mortgage Insurance

,

Public company

,

Public offering price

,

Power of Attorney

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Public

,

Public equity

,

Public ownership

,

Portfolio insurance

,

Preservation of capital

,

Point-and-figure chart

,

Painting the tape

,

Public book

,

Reports and Records

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Regional bank

,

Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit

,

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

,

Regulated investment company

,

Reduced paid-up insurance

,

Replacement cost insurance

,

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

,

Real rate of return

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Savings and Loan

,

Savings Association Insurance Fund

,

Savings bank

,

Short-term reserves

,

Sight letter of credit

,

S&L

,

State bank

,

SEC

,

Securities and Exchange Commission

,

Series EE bond

,

Short-term

,

Stamped security

,

SEC fee

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell the book

,

Standard of living

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Self insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Stock life insurance company

,

Survivorship insurance

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Statutory investment

,

Sue

,

Sale and leaseback

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Socially conscious investing

,

Systematic investment plan

,

Selling the spread

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

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

,

Term CD

,

T-Bill

,

Term

,

Term bond

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Term insurance

,

Title insurance

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Term deposit

,

Term loan

,

Truth in Lending

,

Term trust

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

Term repo

,

Term sheet

,

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

,

Underlying security

,

Umbrella liability insurance

,

Unit Investment Trust

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Vesting

,

Vesting period

,

Value investing

,

World Bank

,

Waiver of premium

,

Widow-and-orphan stock

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

Y shares

,

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