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 marketPrimary market
Where a newly issued security is first offered. All subsequent trading of this security occurs is done in the secondary market.
Primary factorPrimary factor
An input that exists as a stock providing services that contribute to production. The stock is not used up in production, although it may deteriorate with use, providing a smaller flow of services later. The major primary factors are labor, capital, human capital (or skilled labor), land, and sometimes natural resources.
Primary trendPrimary trend
General movement in price data that lasts 4 to 4 1/2 years.
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.
Primary distributionPrimary distribution
Sale of a new issue of stock or bonds, as distinguished from a secondary distribution.
Further SuggestionsPrimary input
Primary earnings per (common) share