That portion of equity investment that may be tax-deductible in the first year. See also HARD DOLLARS.
The value of research services that brokerage houses supply to investment managers "free of charge" in exchange for the investment manager's business commissions.
The amount invested in the development or purchase of a property that is immediately deductible for tax purposes such as prepaid interest and fees.
Payments to a full-service brokerage for its services in terms of commission revenue, rather than actual cash payments. opposite of hard dollars.
The purchase of research materials from brokerage firms and paid for by commissions (or part of the commissions) generated by securities transactions of trust accounts. Covered by Section 28(e)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Opposed to this is the purchase of materials by "hard dollars", which is when payment is made by the trust department itself, typically by issuing a check.
Credits that can be used to pay for research and other services that brokerage firms provide to hedge funds and other investor clients in return for their business. Those credits are accumulated through soft-dollar brokers, which channel trades to multiple securities brokers.
Payment for brokerage services, such as research, through commissions or directed underwriting rather than fees.
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Payment for research-related services by commissions generated from trading rather than fees.