Business / Taxes / Capital Markets: Capital markets are the physical and electronic markets where equity and debt securities, commodities, and other investments are sold to investors. When you place an order through a brokerage firm, trade online, or use a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP), you're participating in a capital market. Corporations use capital markets to raise money through public offerings of stocks and bonds or private placements of securities to institutional investors, such as mutual fund companies.
Capital Adjective Synonyms: chief, main, major, important, cardinal, central, principal, prime, primary, paramount, pre-eminent, foremost, leading
Capital Noun Synonyms: head, top, crown, cap
Business / Finance / Venture Capital Limited Partnership: An investment in a start-up business that is perceived to have excellent growth prospects but does not have access to capital markets. Type of financing sought by early-stage companies seeking to grow MORE
Business / Finance / Perfectly Competitive Financial Markets: Markets in which no trader has the power to change the price of goods or services. Perfect capital markets are characterized by certain conditions: (1) Trading is costless, and access to the financial MORE