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    1. Define the following Terms:
    a. Proprietorship; partnership; corporation
    b. Limited partnership; limited liability partnership; Professional Corporation
    c. Stockholder wealth maximization
    d. Money Market; capital market; primary market; secondary market
    e. private Markets; public markets; derivatives
    f. Investment Banker; financial
    g. Mutual Fund; Money Market Fund
    h. Physical location exchanges; computer/telephone network
    i. Open outcry auction; dealer market; electronic communications network (ECN)
    j. Production opportunities; time preferences for consumption
    k. Foreign Trade Deficit
    2. What is a firm's fundamental, or intrinsic, value? What might cause a firm's intrinsic value to be different than its actual market value?
    3. Describe the different ways in which capital can be transferred from suppliers of capital to those who are demanding capital.
    4. Differentiate between dealer markets and stock markets that have a physical location.

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    Investing Definitions

    1. Define the following Terms:
    a. Proprietorship; partnership; corporation
    Proprietorship: This is a type of business where one person owns the company. Also known as a sole proprietorship
    Partnership: A type of business owned by two or more people. They tend to pool their money, skills, and resources. The profits are shared according to the partnership agreement.
    Corporation: A type of business that is recognized as its own legal entity that is separate from the owners. It is owned by stockholders who share in the company's profit and loss. It has a legal existence, limited liability, and a continuity of existence.

    b. Limited partnership; limited liability partnership; Professional Corporation
    Limited partnership: The is a business structure that combines certain features of a limited company with features of a partnership for the use as a tax shelter. It does not create a legal entity separate from its owners. Typically there is one general partner who controls the operation of the business, and at least one limited partner that cannot participate in the operations, are liable only up to the amount they invested, and cannot withdrawal their investments without the general partner's consent.
    Limited liability partnership: This is a partnership in which no partner is liable for the negligent acts of any of the other partners or employees not under his/her command.
    Professional Corporation: also known as a professional company. This is a registered or incorporated company that provides professional services. Some ...