RIGHTS Definition

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RIGHTS, generally, is an entitlement to something, whether to concepts like justice and due process or to ownership of property or some interest in property, real or personal. In securities, it is a securities offering that gives the stockholder an option to purchase additional shares at a predeter­mined price. Frequently, the stock can be traded with the rights attached.

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JOURNAL PAYMENT see DIRECT JOURNAL PAYMENT.

RELEVANT is having a bearing on or connection with the subject at issue, e.g. relevant revenues from sales of Model XXX.

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