What is the meaning of Account?

In the context of bookkeeping, refers to the ledger pages upon which various assets, liabilities, income, and expenses are represented. In the context of investment banking, refers to the status of securities sold and owned or the relationship between parties to an underwriting syndicate. In the context of securities, the relationship between a client and a broker/dealer firm allowing the firm's employee to be the client's buying and selling agent. See: Account executive; account statement.

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APABarry Goldsmith. (2010). account. Retrieved January 16, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/account/definitions/1146979
ChicagoBarry Goldsmith. 2010. "account" http://smartdefine.org/account/definitions/1146979 (accessed January 16, 2019).
HarvardBarry Goldsmith 2010, account, Smart Define, viewed 16 January, 2019, <http://smartdefine.org/account/definitions/1146979>.
MLABarry Goldsmith. "account" 21 October 2010. Web. 16 January 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/account/definitions/1146979>
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