Security Offers

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    Securities are issued in the ..... market by one of the following methods: an offer to the public by an issuer through a prospectus; an offer to specific known persons selected by the sponsors; or an offer in which existing shareholders are offered new securities.

  • 2

    On the other hand, hostile takeovers often result in the management being fired anyway, so the effectiveness of a ..... pill defense really depends on the situation.

  • 3

    At any given time, a minimum of four different expiration months are available for every ..... stock.

  • 4

    ..... benefits cannot be lost by a participant even if the participant terminates service with the employer before qualifying for full retirement benefits; these benefits are determined by applying the years of credited service to the vesting schedule used by the retirement plan.

  • 5

    A municipal ..... is a short-term debt instrument, generally with a maturity of less than one year, issued by state or local government, and repayable from the general fund of the issuer or a defined revenue source.

  • 6

    A ..... security is a readily tradable equity or debt security with quoted prices, including commercial paper and treasury bills; it is a 'close to cash' asset which is classified as a current asset.

  • 7

    To be accurate, the term ..... preference should only pertain to money returned to a particular series of the company's stock ahead of other series of stock.

  • 8

    Most SME businesses looking for venture money aren't going to find big firms interested in what they're doing, and that's where the ..... venture capital market becomes critical; this highly elusive source of financing is very unstructured and largely informal, comprising a diverse set of high net worth individuals.

  • 9

    One objective of ..... accounting is to eliminate the 'money illusion' by reducing the accounts to 'real terms'; the purchasing power or constant dollar method does not meet this general objective.

  • 10

    It is deemed as significant if a security breaks above the resistance level or below the support level: analysts usually interpret this to mean that the security will reach new highs or lows and thus, its ..... trading range expands.

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