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Firm

• Refers to an order to buy or sell that can be executed without confirmation for some fixed period. Also, a synonym for company.

• Refers to an order to buy or sell that can be executed without confirmation for some fixed period.

 
 Embedded terms in definition
 Buy
Confirmation
Order
Sell
Without
 
 Referenced Terms
 Ability to service debts: The ability of a Firm to make the contractual payments required on a scheduled basis over the life of a debt.

 Account executive: Is the party who acts as an agent for his customer. The broker receives a commission as compensation. This person may also participate in spreads or other fees which generate revenue for the Firm. This person is also known as an Associated Person (AP), Investment Executive (IE), Registered Representative (RR), Registered Customer Support Person or Securities Salesman. Brokers are required to be licensed according to product lines and states when required.

 Accounting earnings: Earnings of a Firm as reported on its income statement.

 Accounting insolvency: Total liabilities exceed total assets. A Firm with a negative net worth is insolvent on the books.

 Accounts payable management: Management by the Firm of the time that elapses between its purchase of raw materials and its mailing payment to the supplier.

 
 Related Terms
 Firm agreement
Firm commitment underwriting
Firm specific risk
Intrinsic value of a firm
Member firm
Neglected firm effect
Small firm effect
Target firm

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