Unlisted securitiesShares (usually in small companies) which are not listed on a Recognised Investment Exchange. A limited number of unlisted securities have traded since 1980 on the unlisted securities market (USM) which however closed at the end of 1996. The USM was replaced by the alternative investment market (AIM).
Securities Act of 1933Securities Act of 1933
First law designed to regulate securities markets, requiring registration of securities and disclosure.
Paper certificates (definitive securities) or electronic records (book-entry securities) evidencing ownership of equity (stocks) or debt obligations (bonds).
US Treasury securitiesUS Treasury securities
Interest-bearing obligations if the U.S. government issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a means of borrowing money to meet government expenditures not covered by tax revenues. There are three types of marketable Treasury securities-bills, notes and bonds.
Gilt edged securitiesGilt edged securities
British and Irish government securities. Blue Chip.
Certificate of Accrual on Treasury Securities (CATS)Certificate of Accrual on Treasury Securities (CATS)
Refers to a zero-coupon US Treasury issue that is sold at a deep discount from the face value and pays no coupon interest during its lifetime, but returns the full face value at maturity.
Further SuggestionsLondon Securities and Derivatives Exchange
Stripped mortgage backed securities (SMBS)
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Book entry securities
Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities Industry Committee on Arbitration (SICA)
International Organization of Securities Commissioners
Public Securities Administration (PSA)
United States government securities
Securities and Exchange Commission Rules
PIK (Payment in kind) securities
Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures (CUSIP)
Federal agency securities
Lehman Brothers Mortgage Backed Securities Index
Undertakings for Collective Investment in Tradable Securities
Long Term Anticipation Securities (LEAPS)
Fixed income securities