Defensive securitiesSecurities which are considered to be more stable in price in a market where prices are falling.
National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC)National Securities Clearing Corporation (NSCC)
A clearing corporation that facilitates the settlement of accounts among brokerage firms, exchanges, and other clearing corporations.
National Securities Clearing CorporationNational Securities Clearing Corporation
In the US, facilitates trade processing, clearance, delivery and settlement of equities, and corporate and municipal bonds. NSCC is owned equally by the New York and American Stock Exchanges and the National Association of Securities Dealers.
Margin securitiesMargin securities
Securities which may be bought or sold on margin. In the USA, an approved list of margin securities is published by the Federal Reserve Board.
Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures (CUSIP)Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures (CUSIP)
Committee that assigns identifying numbers and codes for all securities. These "CUSIP" numbers and symbols are used when recording all buy or sell orders.
Securities Industry Automation CorporationSecurities Industry Automation Corporation
In the US, SIAC operates the New York and American Stock Exchanges automation and communications systems to support trading, market data reporting, and surveillance activities. SIAC also supports the NSCC's nation-wide clearance and settlement systems and it is the systems processor for industry-wide National Market System components, such as CTS,CQS, and ITS. SIAC is jointly owned by the NYSE and AMEX.
Further SuggestionsManufactured housing securities (MHS)
Securities Act of 1933
Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE)
Original Issue Discount securities (OIDS)
Gilt edged securities
Fixed income securities
Securities Industry Committee on Arbitration (SICA)
European Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation
Public securities offering
Stripped mortgage backed securities (SMBS)
organised securities exchange
Securities Acts Amendments of 1975
Long Term Anticipation Securities (LEAPS)
Securities Industry Association (SIA)
Pass through securities
Federal agency securities
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Securities and Exchange Commission Rules