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Watch list

A list of securities selected for special surveillance by a brokerage, exchange, or regulatory organization; firms on the list are often takeover targets, companies planning to issue new securities, or stocks showing unusual activity.

Watch List

A list of securities that the SEC or other body is observing closely because their companies are suspected of regulatory or legal violations, or because it has simply attracted an unusual amount of attention recently. For example, a company about to make a new issue of stock may be placed on the watch list to ensure that it abides by all regulations, even if it has never been suspected of violating any.

watch list

A roster of securities that are under scrutiny for a special reason. For example, a watch list may be established for stock that has exhibited an unusual trading volume or for debt securities that have reduced quality ratings.
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Amante was also on the Project 4 police watch list.
The interior minister, on Sunday, has said that the bid by some western countries to place Pakistan on a global terrorist-financing watch list was a political act.
Majority of committee members were of the view that including Pakistan's name in the watch list is a failure of Pakistan foreign policy.
Senior officials at the foreign ministry told The Nation that Pakistan had presented its case to the US , challenging the 'discriminatory' watch list .
Every individual who had been placed on watch list or fourth schedule of ATA is being investigated now.
7 billion and there are a total of seven projects on the watch list but three are already declared problematic.
To select this year's winners, the Watch List was based on multiple criteria, including:
When the Jim Thorpe Award for the nation's best defensive back comes out with its watch list today, Ekpre-Olomu, a senior, will almost certainly be on it.
United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced today that Israel is being removed from the Special 301 Priority Watch List.
Summary: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) maintained Lebanon on the Watch List for piracy of intellectual property, along with 25 other countries and jurisdictions.
FTSE also maintains a Watch List of countries that are being considered for promotion or demotion between the various market classifications.
The number of banks on the Watch List remains large, and banks are spending more time on the Watch List.