Stock account

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Stock account (Bookkeeping) an account on a merchant's ledger, one side of which shows the original capital, or stock, and the additions thereto by accumulation or contribution, the other side showing the amounts withdrawn.
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

Taking account of stock.
"In Apple-Blossom Time" by Clara Louise Burnham
I drew it for Lord Cochrane; I gave it him on some stock account; I think Mr.
"The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane," by William Brodie Gurney
Let us, therefore, take an account of stock, as the business man says, and note our individual attitude and responsibility.
"On the Firing Line in Education" by Adoniram Judson Ladd
To check a library over is to take an account of stock of all the books it should contain.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
About this time Tom took account of stock.
"The Young Miner" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
The risk-insurance stocks bought on Hoddan's account had multiplied in value.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
He had not begun to take account of stock of his own responsibility for this disaster.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
On account of my extremely small stock I found it up-hill work to succeed as a wholesaler.
"Twenty Years of Hus'ling" by J. P. Johnston
Let's take account of stock!
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
All these accounts that gentleman read to Anne; but he might as well have read them to a stock or stone.
"Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Sutherland Menzies
***

In poetry:

O do not urge me!
For what account can thy ill steward make?
I have abus'd thy stock, destroy'd thy woods,
Suckt all thy magazens: my head did ake,
Till it found out how to consume thy goods:
O do not scourge me!
"Sighs And Grones" by George Herbert

In news:

It's an odd market when a company makes a $2.6 billion balance-sheet adjustment to fix an accounting dispute, restates two years of earnings, and sees its stock trade up.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc independent director Douglas Daft resigned from its board this week at a time when concerns of slowing growth and allegations of accounting malpractices have hammered the stock.
FOR as long as 401(k) accounts have been around, investors have generally stuffed them with stocks, while bond and cash holdings have been relatively sparse.
Is it a good growth stock investment for a 53-year-old postal worker's individual retirement account.
BOSTON Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns, and contributions from workers and their employers increased.
Put growth stocks in your taxable account.
Stock option packages have changed, there is more transparency with stockholders, and there is more accountability, experts say.
BOSTON (AP) — Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns, and contributions from workers and their employers increased.
Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns, and contributions from workers and their employers increased.
Published Thursday, Nov 8, 2012, at 6:15 a.m. BOSTON — Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns, and contributions from workers and their employers increased.
Fiera Capital buys UBS Global 's Canadian bond, stock and balanced account business.
Hedge funds, after all, are believed to account for up to half of all stock trading and are the controversial focus of a debate and legal fracas over their regulation.
A class action complaint aims to hold the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians responsible for money lost when the stock market crashed in 2008 and eroded the personal accounts of Cherokee youth held in trust by the tribe.
Tomorrow, the lock-up agreement covering 777 million shares held by Facebook insiders will expire, making the giant pile of shares – which accounts for 36% of the stock outstanding – free trading.
CHICAGO — With the painful volatility of the stock market playing havoc with 401(k) and IRA accounts these days, building a nest egg sufficient to provide a comfortable retirement can be a challenging assignment.
***

In science:

We consider a finite-horizon model of a financial market which consists of d + 1 assets: a savings account and d stocks.
Optimal investment with random endowments in incomplete markets
On the contrary, the initial wealth x can be freely invested into the stocks and the savings account according to some dynamic strategy.
Optimal investment with random endowments in incomplete markets
In his book The Rothschilds , Frederic Morton gives an account of the events in the London Stock exchange at the time of the Battle of Waterloo, in which knowledge about lower bounds on transmission times supposedly played a ma jor role.
Causality, Knowledge and Coordination in Distributed Systems
The market consists of a risk-less security (bond, or bank account) and a risky security (stock).
Optimal hedging of Derivatives with transaction costs
We will show that while the traders have a spontaneous tendency to build equally-weighted portfolios, the number of stocks in a portfolio increases non-linearly with their account value, which we link to portfolio optimisation and broker transaction fee structure.
Turnover, account value and diversification of real traders: evidence of collective portfolio optimizing behavior
***