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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

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There is a widely quoted list of the most actively traded securities each day. If a security is active, it usually means that something is going on that investors should pay attention to - either the stock whiffed their quarter or is getting bought and arbitrageurs are buying the snot out of if or there is some new fancy product announcement that the Street gets all excited about.