Business / Taxes / Series 7: To be licensed to sell securities to individual investors, brokers must pass the Series 7 exam, also called the General Securities Registered Representative Examination. The six-hour test requires knowledge of specific securities, the concept of suitability, the securities markets, and various aspects of maintaining customer accounts, stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, direct participation programs, and variable annuities, but not commodities or futures contracts. Anyone taking the exam must be sponsored by an NASD member firm or an industry self-regulatory organization (SRO).
Business / Taxes / Series 63: The Series 63 is a licensing examination that most states require for anyone who wants to sell securities within the state. Developed by the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA MORE
Science / Geology / Reaction Series: A series of interactions between a melt and mineral crystals in contact with the melt. In a reaction series the first formed crystals (highest temperature minerals) react with the melt to produce a ne MORE
Business / Agriculture / Public Rangelands Improvement Act Of 1978 (PRIA): P.L. 95-514 (October 25, 1978) defines the current grazing fee formula and establishes rangeland monitoring and inventory procedures for Bureau of Land Management and Forest Service rangelands. The Na MORE