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Glossary of Stock Market Terms

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Financial Terms By: c
C

Fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock descriptor specifying that issue is exempt from Nasdaq listing requirements for a temporary period.

C

A rating within speculative grade Moody's Long-term Corporate Obligation Rating. Obligations rated C are the lowest rated class of bonds and are typically in default, with little prospect for recovery of principal or interest. Rating one notch higher is Ca.

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