Trust Indenture Act of 1939

Definition:

A law that requires all corporate bonds and other debt securities to be issued subject to indenture agreements and comply with certain indenture provisions approved by the SEC.

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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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