Category: Investment Dictionary

  • Stock

    Stock

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Stock Meaning of Stock A fund, capital ; the money or goods employed in trade ; the property which a merchant , a tradesman or a company has invested in any business , including merchandise , money and […]

  • Stock

    Stock

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Stock Meaning of Stock A fund, capital ; the money or goods employed in trade ; the property which a merchant , a tradesman or a company has invested in any business , including merchandise , money and […]

  • Balance Sheet

    A several accounts. See Eyre v Hormen, 28 F. 779, 92 Cal. 580.

  • Conglomerate

    A company that controls a group of other companies engaged in unrelated businesses. A combination in which constituent companies are not in the relationship of competitors or of buyer and seller.

  • Acquisition

    The act by which a person procures the property of a thing. The thing the property in which is secured. Original acquisition is that by which a man secures a property in a thing which is not at the time he acquires it, and in its then existing condition, the property of any other […]

  • Acquisition

    The act by which a person procures the property of a thing. The thing the property in which is secured. Original acquisition is that by which a man secures a property in a thing which is not at the time he acquires it, and in its then existing condition, the property of any other […]

  • Fiscal Year

    Year by or for which accounts are reckoned, or year between one annual time of settlement or balancing of accounts and another. Allentown Wholesale Grocery Co. v Com., 291 A.2d336, 5 B. Cmwlth. 426.

  • Fiscal Year

    Year by or for which accounts are reckoned, or year between one annual time of settlement or balancing of accounts and another. Allentown Wholesale Grocery Co. v Com., 291 A.2d336, 5 B. Cmwlth. 426.

  • Commission

    An authority to do some act, such as the authority of an agent to enter into a contract or the authority of an officer to hold the office or title . An amount payable to an agent upon the agent performing the act contracted for. Usually expressed in terms of a percentage , but […]

  • Transfer

    To convey . Also, the document by which property is transferred. Generally, the term transfer is used only to denote voluntary conveyance of property. The bankruptcy Act, 11 U.S.C. §101(40) defines the word as every mode, direct or indirect, absolute or conditional, voluntary […]

  • Underwriter

    An insurer, expecially one who joins with other insurers in entering into a policy of insurance. The term is particularly used in relation to marine insurance policies which generally are subscribed to by more than on insurer. Also, the subscriber for shares of a corporation before they are […]

  • Discount

    Legal Definition and Related Resources of Discount Meaning of Discount An allowance or deduction made from a gross sum on any account whatever. Relating to bills of exchange , it denotes the sum of money deducted from its face value in […]

  • Extra

    (Lat. without; out of; beyond). Its opposite is in or intra. Calv, Lex. …

  • Premium

    A consideration ; a reward for an act done; a bounty or bonus . Also, the annual or periodic payment made by an insured to the insurer in consideration of the insurer issuing the policy of insurance or renewing the same.

  • Market Price

    The price at which a seller is ready and willing to sell and a buyer is ready and willing to buy in the ordinary course of trade . The actual price at which a given commodity is currently sold or has recently been sold in the open market , that is, not a forced sale…