Golden handcuffs

Definition:

A contract that binds a broker to a brokerage firm by offering the broker commissions and bonuses, but penalizes the broker if he or she goes to work for another firm.

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Equalizing dividend

Special dividends received by investors of a firm for income the investor lost because the firm altered the dividends payment schedule.

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