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watch list


list of securities to be monitored a list of securities that a brokerage firm, exchange, or regulatory agency is watching closely. These may be securities of firms targeted for takeovers, those planning to issue new securities, or those suspected of rules violations.

Definitions of ’watch list’ and meaning of ’watch list’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’watch list’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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