a sale of a new issue of securities to the general public through a managing underwriter (opposed to private placement): required to be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Decoding The PR MachineIf a PR rep is waving something shiny in their left hand, you might want to look to see what they're hiding in their right hand.
Where Did The Phrase “Thoughts And Prayers” Come From?While increased attention to the calamities of the world is in theory a good thing, hearing about every single tragedy doesn't necessarily correlate with absolute empathy. At the very least, people—especially politicians—tend to offer up a phrase or two to acknowledge a misfortune. One of the most popular phrases? "Thoughts and prayers."
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