Category: Investment Dictionary

  • Bond


    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Bond Meaning of Bond A contract under seal to pay a sum of money ; a contract under seal acknowledging a debt, present or future. This is a single bond. A double bond is one where there is a condition […]

  • Investment Company

    A company or trust that uses its capital to invest in other companies. There are two principal types: the closed-end and the open-end, or mutual fund. Shares in closed-end investment companies, some of which are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, are readily transferable in the open market […]

  • Dealer

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Dealer Meaning of Dealer One who buys to sell again; one who trades in, buys or sells goods on his own account . Brown & Zortman machinery Co. v Citv of Pittsburgh, 100 A.2d 98, 375 Pa. 250. <div […]

  • Interest


    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Interest Meaning of Interest In relation to being objectively concerned in something, by having a right or title to, a claim upon, or a share in. legal concern in a thing; especially right or title to […]

  • Investment


    Legal Definition of Investment Meaning of Investment The use of money for the purpose of making more money, to gain income, increase capital, or both. Synonyms of Investment noun […]

  • Cash Flow

    Financial Definition of Cash Flow Meaning of Cash Flow In investments, it represents earnings before depreciation , amortization and non-cash charges. Sometimes called cash earnings. Cash flow from operations (called funds from operations ) by […]

  • Broker

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Broker Meaning of Broker One who exercises the calling of negotiating between parties ; the business of buying or selling or any other lawful transactions. A person whose business it is to bring a buyer […]

  • Load

    The portion of the offering price of shares of open-end investment companies in excess of the value of the underlying assets. Covers sales commissions and all other costs of distribution. The load is usually incurred only on purchase, there being, in most cases, no charge when the shares are […]

  • Merger


    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Merger Meaning of Merger In relation to corporations, the term denotes the amalgamation of two corporations to form a new one. The absorption of one corporation by another, which retains its name and […]

  • Quote

    The highest bid to buy and the lowest offer to sell a security in a given market at a given time. If you ask your financial advisor for a &quote& on a stock, he or she may come back with something like &45 1/4 to 45 1/2.& This means that $45.25 is the highest price…

  • Stock Exchange

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Stock Exchange Meaning of Stock Exchange An association of stockbrokers and dealers who have for convenience provided themselves with a common place for the transaction of their business of buying and […]

  • Bull

    A letter from the pope of Rome, written on parchment, to which is attached a leaden seal impressed with the images of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. There are three kinds of apostolical rescripts, the brief, the signature, and the […]

  • Bear

    Financial Definition of Bear Meaning of Bear An investor who believes a stock or the overall market will decline. A bear market is a prolonged period of falling stock prices, usually by 20% or more. Related: bull.<div […]

  • Holding Company

    A corporation that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors….

  • Liquidation


    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Liquidation Meaning of Liquidation process by which the affairs of a debtor are wound up leading to the settlement of financial accounts by converting assets into cash for distribution to creditors, […]