PRIME

Definition:

Stands for Prescribed Right to Income and Maximum Equity, a certificate that entitles the owner to the dividend/income from an underlying security, but not to the capital appreciation of that security.

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Shakeout

A dramatic change in market conditions that forces speculators to sell their positions, often at a loss.

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