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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Page's leadership and experience will be invaluable as we build on McGraw-Hill's high-quality K-12 science content and offerings and further expand our commitment to STEM education," said Arthur Block, senior vice president of the McGraw-Hill School Education Group's STEM Learning Solutions Center.
We are proud to be a part of NSTA's annual conference and have the opportunity to collaborate and share our knowledge with other leaders in science education," said Arthur Block, senior vice president of McGraw-Hill School Education Group's STEM Learning Solutions Center.
schools and other schools across the country through our Everyday Mathematics program," said Arthur Block, senior vice president of the McGraw-Hill School Education Group's STEM Learning Solutions Center.