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What are Securities?

Proof of ownership or debt that has been assigned a value and may be sold such as stocks, bonds, or options. For the holder, a security represents an investment as an owner, creditor or rights to ownership on which the person hopes to gain profit.

See Also: Security (Collateral)

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