Primitive security

Definition:

An instrument such as a stock or bond for which payments depend only on the financial status of the issuer.

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Used in the context of general equities. Hierarchy of choices concerning price and volume of bids or offers proposed to a customer (e.g. Menu of offerings to a customer buyer - a) 10m @ 24 1/4; b)... Read More

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