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Definition: Fifth letter of a NASDAQ stock symbol specifying that the issue is the company's fourth class of preferred shares.
Definition: Measure of the U.S. money stock that consists of currency held by the public, travelers checks, demand deposits and other checkable deposits including NOW (negotiable order of withdrawal) and ATS (automatic transfer service) account balances and share draft account balances at credit unions.
Definition: Measure of the U.S. money stock that consists of M1, certain overnight repurchase agreements and certain overnight Eurodollars, savings deposits (including money market deposit accounts), time deposits in amounts of less that $100,000 and balances in money market mutual funds (other than those restricted to institutional investors).
Definition: Measure of the U.S. money stock that consists of M2, time deposits of $100,000 or more at all depository institutions, term repurchase agreements in amounts of $100,000 or more, certain term Eurodollars and balances in money market mutual funds restricted to institutional investor.
Definition: The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MOROCCO.
Definition: See: Master Air Waybill
Macaroni Defense
Definition: A tactic used by a corporation that is the target of a hostile takeover bid involving the issue of a large number of bonds that must be redeemed at a higher value if the company is taken over.
Macaulay Duration
Definition: The weighted-average term to maturity of the cash flows from a bond, where the weights are the present value of the cash flow divided by the price.
Definition: In the context of hedge funds, a style of management that takes long-term strategic bets. For example, the manager might believe that the Yen will appreciate relative to the dollar over the next six months and alter the portfolio to capture this potential profit opportunity.
Macro Country Risks
Definition: Country risks or political risks that affect all foreign firms in a host country.
Macro Fund
Definition: A hedge fund that specializes in strategies designed to profit from expected macroeconomic events.
Definition: Overall risk assessment of a country without consideration of an MNC's business.
Definition: Analysis of a country's economy as a whole.
Definition: The ISO 4217 currency code for the Moroccan Dirham.
Madrid Stock Exchange (Bolsa De Madrid)
Definition: The largest of Spain's four stock exchanges.
Magic Of Diversification
Definition: The effective reduction of risk (variance) of a portfolio, achieved without reduction to expected returns through the combination of assets with low or negative correlations (covariances). Related: Markowitz diversification.
Mail Delay
Definition: Time a payment spends in the postal system before delivery.
Mail Float
Definition: Time period that checks for payment spend in the postal system.
Mailing Date
Definition: A specific date set for the mailing of certain material to security holders such as interim reports, proxy material and dividend checks.