Allotment

Business / Finance / Allotment: The number of securities assigned to each of the participants in an underwriting syndicate.

Other Words for Allotment

Allotment Noun Synonyms: share, apportionment, ration, portion, quota, allowance, measure
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Acreage Allotment

Business / Agriculture / Acreage Allotment: Under provisions of permanent commodity price support law, a farm’s acreage allotment is its share, based on its previous production, of the national acreage needed to produce sufficient supplies of MORE

Marketing Quotas (Or Allotments)

Business / Agriculture / Marketing Quotas (Or Allotments): Authorized by the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938, these quotas (sometimes called poundage quotas) limit marketings of certain commodities. The marketing quota, which must be approved by at least MORE

Soil Conservation And Domestic Allotment Act Of 1936

Business / Agriculture / Soil Conservation And Domestic Allotment Act Of 1936: P.L. 74-46 (February 26, 1936) was designed to support farm income by making soil-conservation and soil-building payments to participating farmers. This design overcame the unconstitutional taxes on p MORE

Carrying Capacity

Business / Agriculture / Carrying Capacity: The maximum stocking rate for livestock possible without damaging vegetation or related resources. Carrying capacity may vary from year to year on the same area, due to fluctuating forage production. MORE

Winnipeg Commodity Exchange

Business / Finance / Winnipeg Commodity Exchange: Problem faced by uninformed bidders. For example, in an initial public offering uninformed participants are likely to receive larger allotments of issues that informed participants know are overpriced MORE

County Committees

Business / Agriculture / County Committees: Panels of three to five farmers, elected by other farmers, to oversee the local operation of commodity programs, credit, and other programs of the Farm Service Agency. County committees, established b MORE

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