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Street Name

street name n

: a brokerage firm's name in which securities owned by another (as an individual investor) are listed (as to expedite transfer at time of sale by avoiding handling of the actual certificates)



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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