Primary budget surplus
Primary budget surplusThe primary budget surplus (or deficit) of a government is the surplus excluding interest payments on its outstanding debt.
Primary earnings per (common) sharePrimary earnings per (common) share
Earnings available for the payment of dividends to common stockholders divided by the number of common shares outstanding.
Primary dealerPrimary dealer
Usually refers to the select list of securities firms that are authorized to deal in new issues of government bonds.
Primary trendPrimary trend
General movement in price data that lasts 4 to 4 1/2 years.
Primary marketPrimary market
A market in which new issues are traded. In other words, the trading of shares directly between a company and investors.By contrast, the secondary market involves investors buying and selling with other investors, with market makers and brokers facilitating trade. The companies whose shares are being traded are not directly involved in the secondary market, unless they engage in a share buyback.
Primary productPrimary product
A good that has not been processed and is therefore in its natural state, specifically products of agriculture, forestry, fishing, and mining.
Further SuggestionsPrimary commodity