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An individual or entity, such as a securities firm, when it acts as a Principal and stands ready to Buy and Sell for ITS own Account. More generally, an individual or entity which buys and sells products and holds an inventory.

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Account, Account statement, Allowance for depreciation, Account aggregation, Account balance, Active account, Alternate account, Asset management account, Account executive, All or any part, All-risks coverage, Action to quiet title, As is, Assignment to creditors, Attorney in fact, A shares, Additional paid-in capital, Ad valorem, Automated Pricing and Reporting System, Book inventory, Banking Act of 1933, Bid-to-cover ratio, Buy, Brokerage firm, Buy limit order, Buy minus, Buy minus order, Buy on close, Buy on opening, Buy order, Buy stop order, Buy the book, B shares, Buy and write, Buy-side, Contra account, Central assets account, Checking account, Custodial account, Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures, Cash account, Clearing firm, Capital account, Current account, Cash and carry trade, Cheapest to deliver, Commodities Exchange Act, Commodity-product spread, Contract for deed, C shares, Close to the money, Cash or Deferred Arrangement, Class A Shares, Class B Shares, Child and dependent care credit, Cup and handle, Close a position, Curbs in, Deposit in transit, Drawing account, Drawn securities, Dual currency bond, Dual listing, Discretionary account, Dividend in arrears, Dual life insurance, Doing business as, Debtor in possession, Debtor-in-possession financing, Dual-purpose fund, Deep in the money, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Deferred account, Escrowed to maturity, Either-or order, ECU, Edge Act, E-mini, Exchange for futures, Exchange for physical, Ex-all, Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, First In First Out, Federal Savings and Loan Association, Frozen account, Flight to quality, Fill or kill, Firm quotation, Front-ending an order, Forward P/E, Fee-for-service, Form S-1, Firm commitment offering, Friends and family offering, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Firm commitment lending, Full faith and credit, Free and clear, Federal Insurance Contributions Act, Flexible spending account, Federal ID Number, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, General Obligation Bond, Government securities, Government Securities Clearing Corporation, General account, General Securities Representative Examination, Glass-Steagall Act, G-7, General Accounting Office, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Gross National Product, G-8, General lien, General mortgage, Growth and income fund, Gather in the stops, Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976, House account, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Holder in due course, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act, Head and shoulders, Inactive account, Insured account, In escrow, International Securities Identification Number, In-house, Investment Advisor Act of 1940, Investment Company Act of 1940, In line, Individual policy pension trust, Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984, Inc., In intestacy, Inventory financing, In play, In-process research and development, I/O strip, In-service withdrawal, Individual tax return, In and out, Individual investor, In sympathy, In the tank, ITS, Joint account, Jointly and severally, Joint and several liability, Joint and survivor annuity, Last In First Out, Lending at a rate, London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange, Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities, Legal entity, Loan-to-cost, Loan-to-value, Lock-in, Locked in, Long-term gain or loss, Level I quotes, Make a market, Managed account, Margin account, Mark-to-market, Member firm, Marginal propensity to consume, Marketable securities, Mixed account, Nostro account, National Association of Securities Dealers, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system, National Securities Clearing Corporation, National Securities Trade Association, Nonmember firm, Null and void, Notional principal amount, Option account, Or better, Omnibus account, On account, Original principal balance, Own, Old age, survivors, and disability insurance, Odd lot buy/sell ratio, Profit and loss statement, Pro forma, Property inventory, Payment-in-kind security, Price Value of a Basis Point, Payment for order flow, Public Securities Association, P&L, Provision for income taxes, Principal, Principal amount, Principal balance, Principal risk, Prudent Expert Act, Paid-in capital, Paid-in surplus, Private Investment in Public Equity, Point-and-figure chart, Reports and Records, Regulation D, Regulation G, Regulation T, Regulation U, Restricted account, Regulation A, Right to Know, Remaining principal balance, Registered options principal, Retirement Equity Act of 1984, Rally, SEC filing, Selling, General and Administrative Expenses, SG&A, Savings account, Savings and Loan, S&L, SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission, Sell, SEC fee, Securities analyst, Securities Industry Association, Securities Investor Protection Corporation, Securities loan, Segregation of securities, Sell limit order, Sell order, Sell plus, Sell-side analyst, Sell the book, Sweep account, Second-to-die insurance, Separate account, Sale and leaseback, Securities lending, Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees, Self-directed retirement account, Santa Claus rally, S Corporation, Short-term gain or loss, Subchapter M, Subchapter S Corporation, Schedule C, Securities Act of 1933, Securities Acts Amendments of 1975, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Securities fraud, Seek a market, S&P phenomenon, Stop and reverse, T-Bill, Term to maturity, Take a position, Trailing P/E, Truth in Lending, Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, Tax Reform Act of 1986, Tax Reform Act of 1993, Take a bath, U.S. Government Agency Security, U.S. Savings Bond, U.S. Treasury, U.S. Treasury Bill, U.S. Treasury Bond, U.S. Treasury Note, U.S. Treasury Securities, Undermargined account, Uniform Securities Act, Williams Act, Wrap account, Widow-and-orphan stock, W-2 Form, W formation, When, as, and if issued, When issued, X or XD, Year-To-Date, Yield to call, Yield to maturity, Yield to worst, Y shares