A list of high-quality debt and equity securities chosen by a state agency that are acceptable holdings for fiduciary institutions.
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A list of companies and other investments in which certain organizations like state-chartered banks, insurance companies, and pensions are allowed to invest. The components of approved lists vary from state to state, but most approved lists contain low-risk, low-return investments designed to maintain the organizations' sustainability and protect the principal placed in them. An approved list is also called a legal list.
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The list of securities designated eligible as investments by institutions such as life insurance companies, restricted trust funds, and commercial banks. Such lists are generally limited to relatively high-grade securities of issuers exhibiting little chance of default. Also called approved list.
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