Visual Glossary

This section explains some of the visual cues found in figures throughout this book in particular, but many can be found in the other books of this set as well.

The entities on the Street all have different colors to differentiate them (see Figure VG.1). These colors are used throughout the set to distinguish functions, processes, and attributes related to specific groups of entities. Note that banks, although green, have either a blue or red stroke to denote that they perform different functions for the buy side and sell side. Note that the icons representing many attributes are color-coded to reflect the entity they represent.

Figure VG.1 The color meanings are shown in this graphic.


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