What Is A Security?

A Security is an investment instrument. It includes investments such as stocks, notes, bonds, debentures, investment contracts, interests in limited partnerships, and warrants, rights, or options to purchase any of the above. It may also include evidence of indebtedness or certificates of deposit.

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