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1. An individual or firm that places securities transactions for clients. 2. A person licensed by a state to sell insurance. 3. A securities salesperson who represents a broker-dealer or issuer when selling or trying to sell securities to the investing public.
1. 为客户进行证券买卖的人士或机构2. 持有销售保险许可证的人士3. 代表证券经纪行或发行人向公众出售或尝试出售证券的证券销售人员
Aggregate Exercise Price
The strike price of a put or call option multiplied by its contract size.
The practice of inappropriately misconstruing income statements for the purpose of pleasing investors and inflating stock prices.
Aggressive Investment Strategy
A method of portfolio management that attempts to achieve maximum return. Aggressive investors place a higher percentage of their assets in equities than they do in safer debt securities.
Dr. Greenspan is Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He is serving his fourth four-year term ending June 20, 2004. Dr. Greenspan also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), the Fed’s principal monetary policymaking body.
During an IPO, this is the number of shares granted to each participating underwriting firm that they are permitted to sell. Remaining surpluses are then given to other firms which have won the bid for the right to sell the IPO.
Allowance For Doubtful Accounts
An estimation made by companies and documented on their balance sheet for receivables that might go uncollected.
American Depository Receipt (ADR)
A stock representing a specified number of shares in a foreign corporation. ADRs are bought and sold in the American markets just like regular stocks. An ADR is issued by a U.S. Bank, consisting of a bundle of shares of a foreign corporation that are being held in custody overseas. The foreign entity must provide financial information to the sponsor bank. ADRs do not eliminate the currency and economic risks for the underlying shares in another country. ADRs are listed on either the NYSE, AMEX, or Nasdaq.
American Depository Share (ADS)
A share issued under deposit agreement that represents an underlying security in the issuer’s home country.
An option that can be exercised anytime during its life.
American Stock Exchange
The third largest stock exchange in the United States. The AMEX is located in New York and handles approximately 10% of all securities traded in the States.
The paying off of debt in regular installments over a period of time. The deduction of capital expenses over a specific period of time. Similar to depreciation, it is a method of measuring the "consumption" of the value of long-term assets like equipment or buildings.
A financial professional that has expertise in evaluating investments. They are typically employed by brokerage firms, investment advisors, or mutual funds. Analysts put together buy, sell, and hold recommendations on securities. Analysts usually specialize in specific industries or sectors to allow for comprehensive research.