Offerings

Business / Finance / Offerings: Often refers to initial public offerings. When a firm goes public and makes an offering of stock to the market.

Red Herring

Business / Finance / Red Herring: A preliminary prospectus providing information required by the SEC. It excludes the offering price and the coupon of the new issue. MORE

New Issue

Business / Finance / New Issue: Securities that are publicly offered for the first time, whether in an IPO or as an additional issue of stocks or bonds by a company that is already public. MORE

Offering Price

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

Capital Markets

Business / Loan / Capital Markets: Those financial markets, including institutions and individuals, that exchange securities, especially long-term debt instruments. MORE

Secondary Offering

Business / Taxes / Secondary Offering: The most common form of secondary offering occurs when an investor, usually a corporation, but sometimes an individual, sells a large block of stock or other securities it has been holding in its port MORE

Floating An Issue

Business / Taxes / Floating An Issue: When a corporation or public agency offers new stocks or bonds to the public, making the offering is called floating an issue. In the case of stocks, the securities may be an initial public offering ( MORE

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