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The transactions that a member firm or investor has conducted in the past, especially with a given broker-dealer. Investment history must be considered in making some decisions.
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The past relationship between a broker-dealer and an investor. Rules of the National Association of Securities Dealers require a consideration of investment history in making judgments concerning the adequacy of an underwriter's performance in issuing securities. For example, sale of a hot issue to certain accounts generally must conform to the investment history of those accounts.
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