Discretionary Account

Business / Taxes / Discretionary Account: A discretionary account is a type of brokerage account in which clients authorize their brokers to buy and sell securities on their behalf without prior consent for each transaction. A client may set guidelines for the account, such as the types of securities the broker may purchase. However, the broker can buy and sell shares at his or her discretion. Managed accounts — also called separate accounts and wrap accounts — are one type of discretionary account.

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Account Noun Synonyms: calculation, accounting, reckoning, computation, (financial) statement, enumeration
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Market Adjustment-Trading Securities Account

Business / Accounting / Market Adjustment-Trading Securities Account: An account used to track the difference between the historical cost and the market value of a company's portfolio of trading securities. MORE

Medical Savings Account (MSA)

Health / Health Insurance / Medical Savings Account (MSA): A trust that employees of small businesses may establish to pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses. MORE

Medical Savings Accounts (MSA)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Medical Savings Accounts (MSA): Savings accounts designated for out-of-pocket medical expenses. In an MSA, employers and individuals are allowed to contribute to a savings account on a pre-tax basis and carry over the unused funds a MORE

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