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Finance (Terms)

Finance (Terms)
  • Float (Currency)
    A floating currency is a currency that uses a floating exchange rate as its exchange rate regime. A floating currency is contrasted with a fixed currency. Policy that does not limit the range of the market rate. A currency that is not pegged to another cu
  • Float (Stock)
    The number of shares of a publicly-traded company available to trade. It is important to note that this may be different from the shares outstanding: some shareholders may buy and hold, reducing the size of the float.