Street name

Definition:

Registration under which securities maybe held by a broker on behalf of a client but be registered in the name of the Wall Street firm.

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Historical Cost Accounting Convention

An accounting technique that values an asset for balance sheet purposes at the price paid for the asset at the time of its acquisition.

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