Watch list

A list of securities selected for special surveillance by a brokerage, exchange or regulatory organization; firms on the list are often takeover targets, companies planning to issue new securities or stocks showing unusual activity. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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watch list UK US noun [C] COMMERCE, FINANCE
a list of companies, investments, etc. whose activity is being closely followed, for example because there may be problems in the future: »

The fund appears on a watch list of investments.

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place/put sth on a watch list

a list of companies, people, etc. whose activity is being closely examined to check that they are not doing something illegal: an FBI/terrorist watch list »

A passenger was ordered off the flight because his name appeared on the FBI's watch list.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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