Some securities have hybrid characteristics such as preferred and convertible bonds.Securities are also classified by whether they are taxable, or tax-exempt.
May include the following: note stock treasury stock bond debenture collateral trust certificate pre-organization certificate or subscription transferable share voting-trust certificate certificate of deposit certificate of deposit for security An investment contract containing the following elements: (1) a transaction in which money is invested: (2) the investment is in a common enterprise: (3) there is an expectation of profit resulting from the efforts of others.
Examples of securities include stocks, bonds, and mutual funds.
Most securities can be identified by unique ID numbers called CUSIP numbers or by symbols.
A general term applied to documents issued to investors by companies and governments etc., that evidences ownership of capital, formal loans, or financial obligations; this general descriptive term covers stock certificates, bonds, debentures, notes, warrants and similar documents, all of which are normally saleable and transferable from one party to another.
See on: Wikipedia Investopedia Security is a type of transferable interest representing financial value.
Traditionally, securities have been categorized into debt and equity securities, and between bearer and registered securities.
That which serves as a guard of guarantee; thing deposited or pledged as guarantee of fulfilment of undertaking or payment of loan, to be forfeited in case of failure document as evidence of loan, certificate of stock, bond, etc Instrument that signifies an ownership position in a corporation (a stock), a creditor relationship with a corporation or a government body (a bond) or rights to ownership such as those represented by an option, subscription right and subscription warrant.
Any note, stock, bond, debenture, evidence of indebtedness, certificate of interest or participation in any profit-sharing agreement, collateral-trust certificate, reorganization certificate or subscription, transferable share, investment contract, voting trust certificate, certificate of deposit for a security, fractional undivided interest in oil, gas or other mineral rights, or, in general,, any interest or instrument commonly known as a "security," or any certificate of interest or participation in, temporary or interim certificate for, receipt for, guarantee of, or warrant or right to subscribe to or purchase, any of the foregoing .1.
But with the advent of electronic recordkeeping, paper certificates have increasingly been replaced by electronic documentation.