Business / Taxes / Gilt-Edged Security: When the term gilt-edged is applied to bonds, it's the equivalent of describing a stock as a blue chip. Both terms mean that the issuing corporation has a long, strong record for meeting its financial obligations to its investors. That includes making interest and dividend payments on time and redeeming bonds on schedule.
Security Verb Synonyms: safety, shelter, protection, fastness, refuge, safe keeping, sanctuary, asylum
Business / Real Estate / Security Deposit: Money deposited by or for the tenant with the landlord, to be held by the landlord for the following purposes: 1. to remedy tenant defaults for damage to the premises (be it accidental or intentional) MORE
Business / Finance / Security Characteristic Line: A plot on a graph of the excess return on a security over the risk-free rate as a function of the excess return on the market. The slope of this line is the security's beta. MORE