A search by Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number allows an investor to find a particular stock or bond, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission. All publicly traded U.S. and Canadi... More » Business & Finance Investing

Although the Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures (CUSIP) numbers for financial securities can be looked up through subscription services, a free, non-membership online source for finding the CUSIP num... More » Business & Finance Investing

Establishing ownership of stock depends on how the stock was purchased, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission. A brokerage firm may have purchased the stock or it may have been bought directly from the comp... More » Business & Finance Investing
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Investors can find out historical bond prices with a CUSIP number on, notes the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. On the website, select the Tools and Calculators option, and then select FINRA Market Dat... More » Business & Finance Investing

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