convertible security

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n convertible security a corporate security (usually bonds or preferred stock) that can be exchanged for another form of security (usually common stock)
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Usage

In literature:

There was but one kind of security to offer and that was convertible bonds.
"The Railroad Builders" by John Moody
All this he had done, preparatory to destroying the clothes by fire, and to converting the securities into money abroad.
"The Nest of the Sparrowhawk" by Baroness Orczy
The missionaries secured some of their readiest converts among the Spokanes (children of the sun), who lived mostly on a great open plain.
"Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California" by Caroline C. Leighton
Besides, I may have to manage converting the securities into cash.
"Rufus and Rose" by Horatio Alger, Jr
Churches, like Russian securities, may be destroyed but never converted.
"The Orchard of Tears" by Sax Rohmer
What of the acts passed to secure the immunity of all converts from legal penalties?
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
Take a special train at once for town, and fetch me the balance-sheet and the list of all convertible securities.
"Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) A Man Of Our Day" by Charles James Lever
Our generous Freind gave her also a dowry, and took care to secure places for his converts.
"Voltaire's Romances" by François-Marie Arouet
Yet, secure from attack, the number of converts steadily increases.
"The Inhabitants of the Philippines" by Frederic H. Sawyer
When Leo the Isaurian had secured his empire against foreign enemies, he set himself resolutely to convert heretics.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
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In poetry:

To what Stupidity are Zealots grown,
Whose Inhumanity profusely shown
In Damning Crowds of Souls, may Damn their own.
I'll err at least on the securer Side,
A Convert free from Malice and from Pride.
"On Mr. Dryden's Religio Laici" by Wentworth Dillon
And then, when he wept and he vow'd better life,
I hasten'd to snatch him from peril and strife,
By finding him wisely a tender young Wife,--
Whose love should allure him,
And gently secure him
A convert at Home!
"Home" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

Sekuworks, a narrow web converter specializing in brand protection, has announced its acquisition of Northern Bank Note Company, a 116-year-old secured document printing company.
Highland Hospital has secured $35 million in loans to convert the former United Hospital Center in Clarksburg into a mental health facility.
Investors bought 57 percent less reverse convertibles this year as lower volatility dulled the securities' appeal by reducing potential returns.
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 6, 2011) – Panasonic System Networks Company of America unveils its new BY-HPE111KT LAN Converter at ISC West, the largest US security exhibition.
Current assets include cash, accounts receivable, inventory, marketable securities, prepaid expenses and other liquid assets that can be readily be converted into cash.
Cendant has agreed to increase the market value of PRIDES, convertible securities that were issued to finance the acquisition of American Bankers Insurance, Miami, by $350 million for shareholders of record April 15,1998.
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In science:

Furthermore, signals from single-photon protocols cannot be converted from optical to electrical and back to optical without loss of security.
Noise Secured Internet
Although containing random information Y1 is a deterministic signal and as such can be amplified and converted into different signals through arbitrary nodes without any loss of security. B has to extract R1i from Y1 .
Noise Secured Internet
The various steps performed by Alice and Bob to convert their partially secret correlated continuous data into perfectly secure identical discrete data, i.e. a secret key, are summarized in figure 3.
Field test of a continuous-variable quantum key distribution prototype
If the ob ject cannot be converted – in this case, if it is null – the pattern match falls through to the default case, where failure would be handled securely.
Functional Programming and Security
When the average guarantee in the security proofs is converted to individual guarantee necessary for security claim on an individual system, the level is reduced from d to d1/3 for Eve’s sequence success probabilities .
On the Foundations of Quantum Key Distribution - Reply to Renner and Beyond
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