CAC 40 index

Definition:

A broad-based index of common stocks composed of 40 of the 100 largest companies listed on the forward segment of the official list of the Paris Bourse.

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First preferred stock

A type of preferred stock that has priority over other preferred issues and common stock when claiming dividends and assets.

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