Defensive Security

Business / Taxes / Defensive Security: Defensive securities tend to remain more stable in value than the overall market, especially when prices in general are falling. Defensive securities include stocks in companies whose products or services are always in demand and are not as price-sensitive to changes in the economy as other stocks. Some defensive securities could be stock in food, pharmaceuticals, and utilities companies. Defensive securities may also be known as countercyclicals.

Other Words for Security

Security Verb Synonyms: safety, shelter, protection, fastness, refuge, safe keeping, sanctuary, asylum
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Security Agreement

Business / Real Estate / Security Agreement: Security interests in chattels (personal property) are created by an instrument known as a security agreement. To give notice of a security interest, a financing statement must be recorded. MORE

Security

Business / Finance / Security: Piece of paper that proves ownership of stocks, bonds, and other investments. MORE

Restricted Security

Business / Taxes / Restricted Security: Restricted securities are stocks or warrants that you acquire privately, through stock options or a corporate merger, rather than by buying them in the open market. For example, you may receive restri MORE

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