Away From Us

Business / Finance / Away From Us: Used in context of general equities, to characterize role of a competing broker/dealer. Trading away from us signifies that stock is bought and/or sold with institutions using other trading firms.

Noxious Weeds

Business / Agriculture / Noxious Weeds: Undesirable plants that infest either land or water resources and cause physical and economic damage. Under the Federal Noxious Weeds Act of 1974, (P.L. 93-629, January 3, 1975), the Animal and Plant MORE

Not A Name With Us

Business / Finance / Not A Name With Us: Refers to over-the-counter trading. Not a registered market maker in the security, especially in OTC and convertibles, or having nothing real to do. MORE

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Business / Agriculture / North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): Standard industrial classification codes have been replaced in the 1997 Census of Agriculture by the new North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). NAICS is a unique, all-new system for cl MORE

Nonforfeiture Clause

Business / Taxes / Nonforfeiture Clause: If there is a nonforfeiture clause in your insurance policy contract, and you have let the policy lapse because you haven’t paid a premium that’s due, you may qualify for the benefit named in the MORE

Nuclear Fusion

Science / Chemistry / Nuclear Fusion: Combination of two smaller nuclei to form a larger nucleus. The larger nucleus has higher binding energy per nucleon than the original nuclei, and fusion results in the release of energy. MORE

Nucleolus

Science / Biology / Nucleolus: A round or oval body in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell; consists of DNA and RNA and produces ribosomal RNA (pl.: nucleoli). MORE

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