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Finance Glossary

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Surety Bond


Remember when you were a kid at summer camp and had to pony up a buck to prove your heavy roller status at Friday night's poker game? Well, this is kind of like that. A surety bond is posted by a broker dealer or investment adviser to ensure a firm's financial solvency.