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Seasoned

In the case of equity, having gained a reputation for quality with the investing public and enjoying liquidity in the secondary market; in the case of convertibles, having traded for at least 90 days after issue in Europe, and thus available for sale legally to U.S. investors.

Seasoned

1. Of or relating to a security that has been traded long enough to establish a positive reputation for liquidity and trade volume. Seasoned securities tend to have stable prices and meet with success of the secondary market.

2. Any euromarket security that has been traded for 40 days or longer. SEC regulations do not allow certain American investors to trade in euromarket securities before they have been traded for at least 40 days.

seasoned

Of, relating to, or being a security issue that has traded in the secondary market long enough to establish a track record for price variability and trading volume.
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Where, then, lies the difference between the food of the nobleman and the porter, if both are at dinner on the same ox or calf, but in the seasoning, the dressing, the garnishing, and the setting forth?
As we have not reached Pittsburg yet, however, in the order of our narrative, I may go on to remark that breakfast was perhaps the least desirable meal of the day, as in addition to the many savoury odours arising from the eatables already mentioned, there were whiffs of gin, whiskey, brandy, and rum, from the little bar hard by, and a decided seasoning of stale tobacco.
Pulverous particles got into the dishes, and Society's meats had a seasoning of first-rate footmen.