Liquidating distributions cash proceeds
Best-Efforts Underwriting A type of underwriting where the investment firm acts as an agent.
The firm agrees to use its best efforts to sell the new issue of securities, but does not guarantee the issuing company that the securities to be issued will be sold.
Agent A securities firm is classified as an agent when it acts on behalf of its clients as buyer or seller of a security.
The agent does not own the security at any time during the transaction.
At-the-Money When the price of the underlying equity, index or commodity equals the strike price of the option.
Averages and Indices Statistical tools that measure the state of the stock market or the economy, based on the performance of stocks, bonds or other components.
Black-Scholes Model A mathematical model used to calculate the theoretical price of an option.
Blue Chip Stocks Stocks of leading and nationally known companies that offer a record of continuous dividend payments and other strong investment qualities.
Ask Size The aggregate size in board lots of the most recent ask to sell a particular security.When combined with the ask price information, it forms the basis of a stock quote.Bid Size The aggregate size in board lots of the most recent bid to buy a particular security.Examples are the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index, the S&P/TSX Composite Index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Consumer Price Index.Averaging Down Buying more of a security at a price that is lower than the price paid for the initial investment.