Exchange of stock

Acquisition of another company by purchase of its stock in exchange for cash or shares. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • exchange of stock — acquisition of another company by purchase of its stock in exchange for cash or shares. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • stock-exchange — ● stock exchange, stock exchanges nom masculin (mot anglais, de stock, capital, et exchange, échange) Bourse des valeurs, à Londres et dans d autres villes anglo saxonnes. stock exchange [stɔkɛksʃɑ̃ʒ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1923; une première fois en 1802;… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • stock exchange — ♦♦♦ stock exchanges N COUNT: usu the N in sing A stock exchange is a place where people buy and sell stocks and shares. The stock exchange is also the trading activity that goes on there and the trading organization itself. The shortage of good… …   English dictionary

  • stock market — [n] stock exchange American Stock Exchange, AMEX, Big Board, Chicago Board of Trade, commodities exchange, Dow Jones, futures exchange, NASDAQ, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street; …   New thesaurus

  • Stock-Exchange — Stock Ex|change [ stɔkɪksˌtʃeɪndʒ], die; [engl. stock exchange, aus: stock = Wertpapier (3↑Stock) u. exchange, ↑Exchange]: engl. Bez. für Wertpapierbörse …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Stock market index option — is a derivative financial instrument.The global market for exchange traded stock market index options is notionally valued by the Bank for International Settlements at $368,900 million in 2005.A stock index option provides the right to trade a… …   Wikipedia

  • stock exchange — stock ex,change noun count * 1. ) a place where people buy and sell SHARES in companies 2. ) the stock exchange the STOCK MARKET …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exchange of shares — exˌchange of ˈshares noun exchanges of shares PLURALFORM [countable] FINANCE when one company takes over another or joins with it, a part of the agreement that gives shareholders in each company shares in the other: • The two telecommunication… …   Financial and business terms

  • Stock exchange — A stock exchange, share market or bourse is a corporation or mutual organization which provides trading facilities for stock brokers and traders, to trade stocks and other securities. Stock exchanges also provide facilities for the issue and… …   Wikipedia

  • Stock market — Financial markets Public market Exchange Securities Bond market Fixed income Corporate bond Government bond Municipal bond …   Wikipedia

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