International arbitrage

Definition:

Simultaneous buying and selling of foreign securities and ADRs to capture the profit potential created by time, currency, and settlement inconsistencies that vary across international borders.

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Cumulative voting

A system of voting for directors of a corporation in which shareholder's total number of votes is equal to the number of shares held times the number of candidates.

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