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ABC Agreement

ABC Agreement  

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(USA).The legal basis for a firm to finance the purchase of a membership of the New York Stock Exchange for an employee since only individuals can be members. A ...
active bond crowd

active bond crowd  

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(Bonds; USA).Those members of the New York Stock Exchange who handle the most actively traded bond issues (cf. cabinet crowd).
allied member

allied member  

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An owner of a member firm of the New York Stock Exchange who is not a member of the exchange.
American Stock Exchange

American Stock Exchange  

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(AMEX)A stock exchange in New York, on which second-tier securities are traded. Listing requirements on AMEX are less stringent than on the New York Stock Exchange. AMEX pioneered touch-screen ...
Bernard Baruch

Bernard Baruch  

(1870–1965)US industrialist and financier, the respected adviser of presidents from Wilson to Eisenhower. In World War I he served on the Council of National Defense and was the successful Chairman ...
better-of-two-assets option

better-of-two-assets option  

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An exotic option in which payoff is on the better of two underlyings.
Big Board

Big Board  

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Colloquial name for the New York Stock Exchange, on which the stocks of the largest corporations in the USA are traded. Compare Little Board.
block positioner

block positioner  

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A broker/dealer who acts as a counterparty to a large sale.
Boston Stock Exchange

Boston Stock Exchange  

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(USA).One of the nine stock exchanges in the United States. See American Stock Exchange; New York Stock Exchange.
cabinet crowd

cabinet crowd  

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(Bonds; USA).Those members of the New York Stock Exchange who handle the infrequently traded bond issues (cf. active bond crowd; foreign bond; foreign crowd; liquidity).
Cincinnati Stock Exchange

Cincinnati Stock Exchange  

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(USA).One of the nine stock exchanges in the United States. See American Stock Exchange; New York Stock Exchange.
consolidated tape

consolidated tape  

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(Equities; USA).A market transaction reporting system managed by the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations which combines stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange, the ...
designated Order Turnaround

designated Order Turnaround  

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(DOT)An electronic system on the New York Stock Exchange that enables members to place orders to buy or sell stocks within a specified range of prices for automatic execution.
Dow Jones Industrial Average

Dow Jones Industrial Average  

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(DJIA)An index of security prices issued by Dow Jones & Co. (a US firm providing financial information), used on the New York Stock Exchange. It is a narrowly based index, having 30 constituent ...
Dow-Jones Sixty-Five Stocks Index

Dow-Jones Sixty-Five Stocks Index  

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(Equities; USA).A price index of the leading US listed company common stocks on the New York Stock Exchange (cf. average). It is made up from three other indices: the ...
Economic Regulation.

Economic Regulation.  

The objectives of economic regulation are usually mixed: to achieve an appropriate balance between efficiency and equity, to steer acquisitive human urges into productive channels, and to strike ...
Euronext NV

Euronext NV  

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A market and clearing system for equities and traded derivatives, established in September 2000 with the merger of the Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris stock exchanges. It acquired the London futures ...
exchange

exchange  

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1. The trading of goods, stocks, shares, commodities, paper currencies, or other financial instruments.2. The place in which such trading occurs, e.g. a stock exchange or commodities exchange. This ...
foreign crowd

foreign crowd  

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Members of the New York Stock Exchange who trade yankee bonds (cf. active bond crowd; cabinet crowd).
garage

garage  

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1 To transfer assets and liabilities internationally in order to benefit from tax advantages.2 An annex to the main floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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