• WordNet 3.6
    • n issuer an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Issuer One who issues, emits, or publishes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n issuer One who issues or emits: as, the issuer of a proclamation, a promissory note, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Issuer one who issues or emits
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. issuë, issir, to go or flow out—L. exīreex, out, īre, to go.


In literature:

May the will of the Issuer of Decrees in all things be done!
"The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories" by L. Adams Beck
Whether a financial instrument cancelled by another is still valid, presentable and should be honoured by its issuer is still debated.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
Its worth in exchange, dependent on public opinion of the stability and honesty of the issuer.
"The Crown of Wild Olive" by John Ruskin
The return of the notes to the issuer seems not to be impeded by the inconvenience or expensiveness of the process.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
In 1806 he was for one thing, we find, issuer of Marriage Licences at York.
"Toronto of Old" by Henry Scadding
Its worth in exchange, dependent on public opinion of the stability and honesty of the issuer.
"Unto This Last and Other Essays on Political Economy" by John Ruskin
Paper money differs from bank-notes in that it does not depend for its redemption on the credit of the issuer.
"The Principles of Economics" by Frank A. Fetter

In news:

'Forgiveness Ratings' Finds Credit Card Issuers Unforgivable .
Discover Bank is the latest in the lineup of credit card issuers to offer refunds for costly, add-on products after action by regulators.
Discover Financial Services, the sixth-biggest US credit-card issuer by purchases, said a federal probe into the lender's marketing of fee-based products could hurt net income.
American Express Co. (AXP), the biggest credit-card issuer by purchases, rallied 3.3 percent to $20.54 on eased concern that rising unemployment will curb consumer spending.
Last week, credit card holders sounded off on card issuers about unfair rate hikes and slashed lines of credit.
SEC Study Says Money Fund Overhaul Wouldn't Hurt Debt Issuers.
Issuers of money market mutual funds, including Pittsburgh's Federated Investors Inc, claimed victory Thursday after securities regulators tabled a vote on reform measures that the industry deemed onerous.
A study by the Public Interest Research Group has found a series of what it terms abuses regarding partnerships between colleges and debit card issuers.
MUNICIPAL finance experts say that larger cities and bigger debt issuers will be less imperiled by Sandy over the long term.
Under SEC rules, those kinds of contributions disqualified Goldman from engaging in municipal underwriting business with certain Massachusetts municipal issuers for two years.
First, each issuer has to have the consumer apply online for the credit card, and the consumer has to be able to view its transaction history on the Internet.
For many issuers, the prospect of going to market on the basis of their own underlying credit ratings is unappetizing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fitch Ratings said Monday that it affirmed the "A" issuer default rating on The Walt Disney Co.
Data Breach Rattles Card Issuers.
Toolbox enables credit issuers to meet aggressive compliance deadline.

In science:

For Standard and Poor’s, for example, the best rating is triple A (AAA); the worst is D for issuers who have defaulted. It uses the following rating grid: AAA, AA, A, BBB, BB, B, CCC, CC, D. An entity is considered “investment grade” when it is attributed a rating AAA, AA, A or BBB.
Credit derivatives: instruments of hedging and factors of instability. The example of ?Credit Default Swaps? on French reference entities
The callable feature allows the bond to be called by the issuer, when the CB price rises above a level MC of cash.
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This limits the potential loss of the issuer.
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V (S, P, t) ≥ MC er(T −t)P When the value of the CB is above this boundary, the issuer is allowed to call the CB.
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The issuer is allowed to call when Eq. (2) holds.
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