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A company's debt expressed as a percentage of its equity capital.
General Obligation (GO) Bond
A municipal bond backed by the full taxing power of the issuing municipality.
See Government National Mortgage Association.
Securities delivered to the broker from the seller, properly endorsed to be delivered to the buyer.
The intangible asset of a company, such as a strong brand name or reputation.
Debt security issued by the U.S. government.
The net sales before tax minus cost of sales.
Growth and Income Funds
Mutual funds that invest in companies whose earnings are expected to grow, sacrificing some future profits in order to provide current income.
Stock of a company in an emerging young industry.
See Good 'Til Canceled.