American Depositary Receipt (ADR)

Business / Taxes / American Depositary Receipt (ADR): Shares of hundreds of major overseas-based companies, including names such as British Petroleum, Sony, and Toyota, are traded as ADRs on US stock markets in US dollars. ADRs are actually receipts issued by US banks that hold actual shares of the companies' stocks. They let you diversify into international markets without having to purchase shares on overseas exchanges or through mutual funds.

Other Words for Receipt

Receipt Verb Synonyms: sales receipt, register receipt, sales slip, ticket, stub, counterfoil, proof of purchase, voucher
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Dietary Guidelines For Americans

Business / Agriculture / Dietary Guidelines For Americans: Dietary recommendations for healthy Americans age 2 and older about food choices that promote health, specifically with respect to prevention or delay of chronic diseases. These guidelines, which were MORE

Depositary Bank

Business / Taxes / Depositary Bank: A US bank that holds American depositary shares (ADSs), or shares of corporations based outside the United States, and sells American depositary receipts (ADRs) to US investors is called a depositary MORE

Constructive Receipt

Business / Finance / Constructive Receipt: A short-term loan to finance building costs. MORE

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