SAFETY STOCK Definition

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SAFETY STOCK (SS) or security stock ensures that the item is available up to the pre-defined required service level, even when the re-ordered material arrives later then expected, or the fluctuations in demand during the lead-time cause the demand to be larger then expected. See also STOCK RESERVE.

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G as the fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol indicates that the issue is the first convertible bond of the company.

MEMORANDUM ACCOUNT see SPECIAL MEMORANDUM ACCOUNT.

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