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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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He marched up to acting Clyde boss Dougie Bell, stuck his chest out and made an issue of pointing to himself as if to say, "I'm the star here and don't you forget it.
Zine made an issue of his pay during last year's campaign by promising repeatedly to donate $25,000 of his annual $133,051 council salary to local charities.
He told 10 parcels were brought from Bangkok to Lahore Air Port but non allowing the search of these boxes was made an issue.
The Los Angeles city Fire Department's official policy is to not allow any changes to the uniform without authorization, but some firefighters have worn pins, and no one has complained or made an issue of it, according to department and fire union officials.