MAKING A MARKET Definition

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MAKING A MARKET is securities dealers showing both a bid and an offer for a particular maturity and type of secu­rity. This is not to be confused with a quote, which is a general indication of prices rather than a specific price at which a transaction may be executed.

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DEPRECIATION SCHEDULE is the statement, over time, as to the schedule (timing and amounts) of depreciation of any long-term asset. A depreciation schedule is used for any type of depreciation applicable, i.e., either straight line or accelerated depreciation. See DEPRECIATION.

INSIDE INFORMATION is the information which the company temporarily withholds and has not been released to the public at large, and which is intended for use solely for a corporate purpose and not for any personal use.

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