Business / Finance / Chicago Stock Exchange (CHX): A not-for-profit corporation owned by its members. Its primary functions are to provide a location for trading futures and options, to collect and disseminate market information, to maintain a clearing mechanism, and to enforce trading rules. Applies to derivative products. Primary place futures (O.T.C. 250 industrial stock price index, S& P 100 and 500 index) and futures options (S&P 500 stock index) are traded.
Exchange Adjective Synonyms: trade, barter, switch, change, interchange, reciprocate, return, swap or swop
Exchange Verb Synonyms: market, stock market, Stock Exchange, securities exchange, the Market, the Board, the Big Board, the Exchange, the Bourse, Wall Street, the Street
Stock Noun Synonyms: pedigree, bloodline, house, dynasty, (line of) descent, genealogy, extraction, roots, lineage, family, ancestry, parentage, breeding, heritage
Stock Verb Synonyms: supply, store, inventory, stockpile, reserve, reservoir, cache, hoard, wares, merchandise, goods, selection, assortment, range, variety, array
Stock Adjective Synonyms: livestock, (domestic or farm) animals, cattle, beasts, horses, cows, oxen, sheep, goats
Business / Finance / Qualifying Stock Option: A benefit granted by a corporation that allows employees to purchase shares at a discount price. MORE
Business / Finance / Prior-Preferred Stock: Preferred stock that has a higher claim on all dividends and assets in liquidation than claims of other preferred stock. MORE