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 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 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 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 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.
Further SuggestionsPrimary trend