street name

noun

Legal Definition of street name

: a brokerage firm's name in which securities owned by another (as an individual investor) are listed (as to expedite transfer at time of sale by avoiding handling of the actual certificates)

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“Street name.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/street%20name. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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