Joint Venture

A business enterprise, usually a corporation, that is formed between two other companies.

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Joint stock bank
A joint stock bank is one operated by a joint stock or limited company. It is therefore a bank with limited liability. This is in contrast to a private bank which may be owned by a family or individual. All commercial banks in the United Kingdom are joint stock banks.

Venture capital
An investment in a start-up business that is perceived to have excellent growth prospects but does not have access to capital markets. Type of financing sought by early-stage companies seeking to grow rapidly.

Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX)
The Canadian Venture Exchange (CDNX) was formed in late 1999 through the merging of the junior exchanges in Canada, i.e. the Vancouver Stock Exchange, the Alberta Stock Exchange, and various "parts" of the other, more senior exchanges (the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Montreal Stock Exchange) as well as the CDN, Canadian Dealing Network (which really isn't a stock exchange but is more like the OTC-BB in the USA, i.e. a market for "unlisted" stocks). The vision for the CDNX was to be the exchan ...

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A call option that is sold when the seller also owns 100 shares of the underlying stock.


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