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Issue

A particular financial asset.

Issue

A set of securities that a company or government offers for sale. That is, when a company sells stocks or bonds to the public (or offers them for private placement) the collection of stocks or bonds is said to be an issue. If the company or government is selling a set for the first time, it is said to be making a new issue. Typically, issues of securities may be bought and sold on the open market.

issue

A particular grouping of an organization's securities. For example, General Motors has a number of different issues of preferred stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

issue

To sell securities in the primary market. For example, in late 1996, Florida Panthers Holdings, Inc., owner of the NHL hockey team, issued 2,700,000 Class A shares of common stock at a price of $10 per share.

Issue.

When a corporation offers a stock or bond for sale, or a government offers a bond, the security is known as an issue, and the company or government is the issuer.

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The other remedy Sorich took issue with was one to prohibit insurers from offering less-favorable payment plans--such as requiring the full amount of a premium be paid in advance--based on credit history.
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Throughout the course of the Commission's inquiry, we took issue with, and disputed, several of the conclusions reached by the Commission; however, in order to avoid the further expense and distraction that a possible civil penalty hearing would entail, we determined to accept the Commission's views with respect to certain expenditures and to amend our semi-annual lobbying expenditure reports.
In August, Silver and State Comptroller Alan Hevesi took issue with what they said were unanswered questions relating to the project's financing and, more importantly, its failure to include the MSG move.
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Several readers of Travis' column took issue with the Christian Coalition founder's claim, noting that he appeared to be cheating.
Speaking at the University of Chicago conference, both United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating took issue with the Catholic Church's current official teaching on the death penalty.
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In comments to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board, the American Institute of CPAS government accounting and auditing committee (GAAC) took issue with what it termed "piecemeal standard setting" in the GASB exposure draft Accounting and Reporting for Certain Grants and Other Financial Assistance (see "GASB Proposal on Accounting for Grants," Jofa, Mar.
The reader took issue with the conclusion from the analysis that Senator Lott's words reflect racial bias and prejudice.
In addition to outlining concerns having to do with the project's financing such as the inclusion of outdated and undervalued construction cost estimates and insufficient contingency funds, Silver and Hevesi took issue with the proposal's failure to include a new Madison Square Garden.