Auction Rate Securities

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Definition: Auction Rate Securities

Auction Rate Securities

Quick Summary of Auction Rate Securities

A form of a short-term debt security that has a yield that resets on a continuous basis through a Dutch auction. Auction rate securities are not easily attainable due to the minimal $25,000 that is required to purchase them. Corporate and municipal bonds are commonly issued in the form of auction rate securities.

Synonyms For Auction Rate Securities


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Auction Rate Securities are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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