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Financial markets and the investment banking process
|Best efforts arrangement
|Agreement for the sale of securities in which the investment bank handling the transaction gives no guarantee that the securities will be sold.
|The segments of the financial markets where the insttruments that are traded have maturities greater than one year.
|Financail markets where loans are traded.
|Financial markets where corporate stocks are traded.
|A system consisting of individuals and institutions, instruments and procedures that bring together borrowers and savers.
|The prices of investments reflecting existing information and adjusts quickly when new information enters the market.
|Initial public offering(IPO) market
|The market consisting of stocks of companies that have just gone public.
|Officers, directors, major stockholder, or others who might have inside information on a company's operations.
|An organization that underwrites and distributes new issues of securities; it helps businesses and othe entities obtain needed finances.
|The segment of the financial markets where the instruments thaat are traded have maturities equal to one year or less.
|Over the counter markets
|A collection of brokers and dealers, connected electronically by telephones and computers, that provides for trading in securities not listed on the organized exchange.
|markets in which various organizations raise funds by issuing new securities.
|A document describing a new security issue and the issuing company.
|A statement of facts filed with the SEC about a company that plans to issue secutities.
|Markets where financial assets that have been previously issued by various organization are traded amoung investors.
|The difference between the price at which the investment banking firm buys an issue from a company and the price at which the securities are sold in the primary market; it represents the in vestment banker's gross profit on the issue.
|Agreement for the sale of securities from the issuer, thus agreeing to bear any risk involved in the transaction.t