Business / Finance / Initial Public Offering (IPO): When buying securities on margin, the proportion of the total market value of the securities that the investor must pay for in cash. The Security Exchange Act of 1934 gives the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve the responsibility to set initial margin requirements, but individual brokerage firms are free to set higher requirements. In futures contracts, initial margin requirements are set by the exchange.
Initial Adjective Synonyms: original, primary, first, prime, beginning, incipient, inaugural, opening, introductory, commencing
Offering Noun Synonyms: sacrifice, oblation, contribution, donation, gift, present
Public Adjective Synonyms: open, manifest, exposed, overt, projected, plain, obvious, apparent, patent, clear, clear-cut, acknowledged, known, admitted, visible, viewable, conspicuous
Public Noun Synonyms: communal, community, common, general, collective, universal, catholic, popular, worldwide
Business / Finance / Offering Date: Date on which a new set of stocks or bonds will first be sold to the public. MORE
Business / Taxes / Offering Price: A security's offering price is the price at which it is taken to market at the time of issue. It may also be called the public offering price. For example, when a stock goes public in an initial publi MORE