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Security

A document; historically, a physical certificate but increasingly electronic, showing that one owns a portion of a publicly-traded company or is owed a portion of a debt issue. Securities are tradable. At their most basic, securities refer to stocks and bonds, but the term sometimes also refers to derivatives such as futures and options.

financial security

a financial instrument issued by companies, financial institutions and the government as a means of borrowing money and raising new capital. The most commonly used financial securities are SHARES, STOCKS, DEBENTURES, BILLS OF EXCHANGE, TREASURY BILLS and BONDS. Once issued these securities can be bought and sold either on the MONEY MARKETS or on the STOCK MARKET. See WARRANT, CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT, CONSOL.

financial security

a financial instrument issued by companies, financial institutions and the government as a means of borrowing money and raising new capital. The most commonly used financial securities are SHARES, STOCKS, DEBENTURES, BILLS OF EXCHANGE, TREASURY BILLS and BONDS.

Once issued, these securities can be bought and sold either on the MONEY MARKET or on the STOCK EXCHANGE. See WARRANT, CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT, CONSOLS.

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