Securities Trade


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Securities Trade

The sale of a security from one investor to another. The seller receives compensation in exchange for giving up ownership of a security. Securities trades may take place on an exchange or over-the-counter. The securities trade is regulated by special agencies in the appropriate jurisdiction; trade in the United States is regulated by the SEC, among other organizations.
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Investors have to trust their money managers--there is little hope they can monitor the movement of their wealth in complex securities trades. So if an investment firm is bent--their duped clients will find it much harder to detect their dishonesty in securities than in simple trades of shares.
If an individual merely trades for his own benefit, without holding himself out to the public as a securities dealer, without an established location and does not deal primarily in the securities trade for his livelihood, the taxpayer cannot be a dealer.
However, a surer and less costly way to fight manipulative practices in the market is to modify the way in which the Treasury sells securities and to take a more active role in how those securities trade thereafter.
Information technology company IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced on Wednesday that Indeval, Mexico's central securities depository (CSD), has selected IBM's decision automation and advanced analytics software to settle securities trades. Financial details were not available.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on Wednesday slapped a four-week halt on securities trades on the German brokerage WestLB Securities Pacific Ltd.
In return, the adviser placed the securities trades of those clients with the referring representatives.
Contract-basis figures cover 80-90% of all securities trades.

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