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Glossary of Terms

This is an insurance term. The proximate cause of a loss is the cause that was directly responsible for the loss, or directly responsible for the chain of events that ultimately caused a...
Certain types of trust stipulate a future beneficiary, but only after the current beneficiary ( income beneficiary) ceases to receive income from...
When a public company has to ask its shareholders to vote on a particular matter, it must prepare a proxy statement that will be sent to all the shareholders, detailing the matter or...
Delisting is when the stock of a public company gets removed from a stock exchange for exceptionally poor performance, typically when the...
If you live in America and want to buy shares in a foreign-based corporation, for example, one based in the UK, then one way you can do so is by owning American Depositary Receipts. These receipts are actually issued by a...
Financing is another word for borrowing. If you borrow money to buy a car, you could say that your purchase of the car is being "financed." A finance charge is the total cost of a loan; a...
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