SECURITIES FRAUD Definition

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SECURITIES FRAUD, in most cases, is nothing more than stealing. Federal and state securities laws contain more technical definitions. But when investors are enticed into purchasing security instruments based on untrue data, statements or promises, it is securities fraud.

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EBIT is Earnings Before Interest and Tax. EBIT is an indicator of a companys financial performance calculated as revenue less expenses excluding tax and interest. It is sometimes referred to as operating earnings.

EUROCURRENCY is currency held by banks, corporations or individuals outside its country of origin: e.g. eurodollar, eurosterling, etc. The euro part of the name derives from the place where the first market in such currencies (normally dollars) arose.

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