• Brokers, dealers, underwriters, and other knowledgeable members of the financial community; from Wall Street financial community.
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| ||Agency bank: A form of organization commonly used by foreign banks to enter the U.S. market. An agency bank cannot accept deposits or extend loans in its own name; it acts as agent for the parent bank.A form of organization commonly used by foreign banks to enter the U.S. market. An agency bank cannot accept deposits or extend loans in its own name; it acts as an agent for the parent bank. Term often used on the Street to refer to both foreign bank agencies and branches.|
| ||Analysists' consensus eps: Abbreviated ACE. An estimate of EPS derived by tabulating the projections of Wall Street analysts who follow a particular company.|
| ||Big board: Refers to the New York Stock Exchange.A nickname for the New York Stock Exchange. Also known as The Exchange. More than 2,000 common and preferred stocks are traded. Founded in 1792, the NYSE is the oldest exchange in the United States, and the largest. It is located on Wall Street in New York City.|
| ||Curb: Is another name for the American Stock Exchange. The term originated when the early membership literally did transactions on the Street curb.|
| ||Don't know dk, dked: "Don't know the trade" a Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party (for example, with respect to payment). Don't know the trade. A Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party.|
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