Authority bondA bond issued by a government agency or a corporation created to manage a revenue-producing public enterprise. The difference between an authority bond and a municipal bond is that margin protections may be incorporated in the authority bond contract as well as in the legislation that enables the authority.
The concept in technical analysis that a trend in a share price is more meaningful if the number of shares traded (the 'volume') is high. A trend with low volume has less authority.
UK Listing AuthorityUK Listing Authority
The body authorised by the FSA that decides on the rules for the listing of public companies, reviews and approves the prospectuses of companies that want to list, and which in consultation with various departments of the London Stock Exchange, enforces those rules.
Trade Promotion AuthorityTrade Promotion Authority
New (in 2000) name being used for Fast Track.
Public housing authority bondPublic housing authority bond
Bonds of local public housing agencies that are secured by the federal government and whose proceeds are used to provide low-rent housing.
Personal Investment AuthorityPersonal Investment Authority
A Self Regulating Organisation (SRO) authorised by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) which regulates the majority of companies conducting investment business with private investors in the financial services market.The PIA replaced FIMBRA and LAUTRO and some activities of IMRO and the SFA in 1994.All regulatory functions of the PIA were taken over by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in December 2001.
Further SuggestionsOccupational Pensions Regulatory Authority
Securities and Futures Authority
local authority investment
Local authority searches
Water authority search fee
Financial Services Authority