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Book-Entry

Registered ownership of stock without the issuance of a corresponding stock certificate, as is the case with dividend reinvestment and direct purchase plans, employee plans and Direct Registration System issuances. Periodic statements of ownership are issued instead of certificates.

Book-Entry

1. A certificate of ownership in a security that is maintained electronically. Rather than printing paper certificates, issuers of securities sometimes rely upon book-entries to reduce the risk of theft or destruction of the certificate.

2. Describing a security that has book-entries rather than paper certificates.
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The volume of the book entry had been increasing rapidly, so, at 16:40 London time, when the amount of the book entry reached 1.
One official noted that "some expanded form of book entry procedure is inevitable.
David Dreier, R-Covina, defended his Pig Book entry, a $25 million allocation to clean up perchlorate groundwater pollution in the San Gabriel Basin and at the Porta Bella housing site in Santa Clarita.
Rather, a distinct book entry would be necessary to show the property's distribution to the partners in satisfaction of their capital interests.
The proportion of marketable Treasury debt held by nondepository institutions and individuals is less than 10 percent; but most of the 10 percent is held to maturity and so is better suited to a custodial type of accounting system than to the transfer-oriented service provided to depository institutions by commercial book entry.
Absence of book entry processing in many countries.
Fractional shares will generally be settled in cash, except for registered shareholders with book entry accounts at the transfer agent who will have whole and fractional shares added to their account.
Susan von Struensee made up the "man of the house" so her Boston phone book entry would include a man's name and deter prank calls.
The following legend generally must appear on the face of the obligation and interest coupons (or, if the obligation is evidenced by a book entry, in the book in which the entry is made): "Any United States person who holds this obligation will be subject to limitations under the United States income tax laws, including the limitations provided in sections 165(j) and 1287(a) of the Internal Revenue Code.
The Debentures are in book entry form and are being redeemed through the Depository Trust Company as clearing agent.
4971 underfunding excise tax was unwarranted when the underfunding was a result of a book entry misallocation of funds between a pension plan and a profit-sharing plan, and neither the plans nor the sole participant was harmed.
Customers are able to search address books online for detailed information of an entry, view the day's events and active tasks, browse their address book or click a link to automatically dial a phone number in an address book entry.