CONFIRMATION Definition

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CONFIRMATION is a form detailing a particular securities transaction. It is also referred to as a ticket, a trade memo, a trade memorandum or an advice.

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SELLING SHORT is selling securities not yet owned by the seller in anticipation of declining market prices. At some point in the future, the seller covers the sale by purchas­ing and delivering the securities.

TRADE DISCOUNT is a producer discount given to retail trade members to assist them in increasing sales of the producers product.

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