Science / Psychiatry / Id: unconscious part of the mental apparatus which is partly made up of inherited instincts and partly by acquired, but repressed components.

Competitive Bidding

Business / Finance / Competitive Bidding: Often used in risk arbitrage. Situation whereby another O.T.C. market maker has transacted with investment bank at the stated market level before the bid/offer has been made. MORE

Dividend In Arrears

Business / Finance / Dividend In Arrears: An approach that assumes dividends grow at a constant rate in perpetuity. The value of the stock equals next year's dividends divided by the difference between the required rate of return and the assu MORE

Residential Mortgage

Business / Finance / Residential Mortgage: Mortgage on a residential property, tax-deductible for individuals up to $1 million. MORE

Dividend Requirement

Business / Finance / Dividend Requirement: Automatic reinvestment of shareholder dividends in more shares of a company's stock, often without commissions. Some plans provide for the purchase of additional shares at a discount to market price. MORE

Confidence Indicator

Business / Finance / Confidence Indicator: A theory that because investment companies are merely conduits for capital gains, dividends, and interest, which are in fact passed through to shareholders, the investment company should not be taxed MORE

Dividend Limitation

Business / Finance / Dividend Limitation: Accumulated dividends on cumulative preferred stock that are deemed payable to the current holder. MORE