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Finance Glossary

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Prospectus

Definition:

A legal document issued by a company that lays out everything an investor may need to know in order to make an informed decision.

This report is required by the Securities and Exchange Commission for investments that are being sold. The idea is that clients get this information so that they can make a good decision.