Over-The-Counter (OTC)

Business / Taxes / Over-The-Counter (OTC): Securities that trade over-the-counter (OTC) are not listed on an organized stock exchange, such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or the NASDAQ Stock Market. Common stocks, corporate, government, and municipal bonds (munis), money market instruments, and other products, such as forward contracts and certain options, may trade OTC. Generally speaking, the OTC market is a negotiated market conducted between brokers and dealers using telephone and computer networks.

Over-The-Counter (OTC)

Business / Finance / Over-The-Counter (OTC): A decentralized market (as opposed to an exchange market) where geographically dispersed dealers are linked by telephones and computer screens. The market is for securities not listed on a stock or bo MORE

Derivative

Business / Taxes / Derivative: Derivatives are financial products, such as futures contracts, options, and mortgage-backed securities. Most of derivatives’ value is based on the value of an underlying security, commodity, or othe MORE

Ask

Business / Finance / Ask: This is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer MORE

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