The financial definition for Certificate of deposit (CD):
Also called a time deposit this is a certificate issued by a bank or thrift that indicates a specified sum of money has been deposited. A CD has a maturity date and a specified interest rate, and can be issued in any denomination. The duration can be up to five years.
Canceled Certificates Before the issuance of a new certificate, the old certificate is presented to the Transfer Agent and is canceled.
Certificate A formal document used to record a fact and used as proof of the fact, such as stock certificates, that evidence ownership of stock in a corporation.
Certificate of Accrual on Treasury Securities (CATS)