Credit rating

Definition:

An evaluation of an individual's or company's ability to repay obligations or its likelihood of not defaulting See: Creditworthiness.

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Proxy Fight

Competition of outside group with management for stockholders' proxies in order to accumulate votes to elect a new board of directors.

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