Capital Markets

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.

Other Words for Capital

Capital Noun Synonyms: head, top, crown, cap
Capital Adjective Synonyms: chief, main, major, important, cardinal, central, principal, prime, primary, paramount, pre-eminent, foremost, leading
MORE

Venture Capital Limited Partnership

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

Perfectly Competitive Financial Markets

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

Pie Model Of Capital Structure

Business / Finance / Pie Model Of Capital Structure: A model of the debt-equity ratio of the firms, graphically depicted in slices of a pie that represent the value of the firm in the capital markets. MORE

Links
Home
Glossary
Thesaurus