Stocks Terms and Definitions
American Depositary Receipt (ADR)
American Depositary Share (ADS)
asset class
authorized capital stock
backdoor listing
basket
beneficial ownership
bulletin board stock
Class A shares
Class B shares
collateralized security
common shares
common stock
conversion price
conversion ratio
convertible preferred stock
creation unit
CUSIP number
cyclical stock
depositary receipt
diamonds
dual listed
equities
equity
equity unit investment trust
exchange traded fund (ETF)
folio
gold stock
growth stock
holding company depositary receipts (HOLDRs)
HOLDRs
income stock
issue
large-cap stock
listed stock
mega-cap stock
micro-cap stock
mid cap stock
mortgage-backed security
non-cyclical stock
penny stock
preferred shares
proxy
qualifying share
quid pro quo
real estate investment trust (REIT)
redemption
restricted shares
reverse stock split
secondary offering
security
shareholder meeting
small-cap stock
Standard & Poor's Depositary Receipt (SPDR)
stock certificate
street name
tech stock
thinly traded stock
tracking stock
unlisted stock
upstairs market
voting rights
voting stock
warrant
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