Execution


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Execution

The process of completing an order to buy or sell securities. Once a trade is executed, it is reported by a Confirmation Report; settlement (payment and transfer of ownership) occurs in the U.S. between one (mutual funds) and three (stocks) days after an order is executed. The time varies greatly across countries. In France, for example settlements are only once per month.

Execution

The act of filling an order to buy or sell a security. That is, when a broker executes an order, he/she actually makes a trade on behalf of the client. The date of execution is known as the trade date.

execution

The consummation of a security trade.
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she said to herself, for she had felt quite unhappy at the number of executions the Queen had ordered.
Sentences may be denounced against them for violations of their duty; but these sentences can only be carried into execution by the sword.
Remember, the execution is fixed for the day after tomorrow, and that you have but one day to work in.
Lady Catherine continued her remarks on Elizabeth's performance, mixing with them many instructions on execution and taste.
But Delafield possessed other attractions to catch the attention of the audience: his powers on the instrument greatly exceeded those of any of his competitors, and his execution was really wonderful; every tongue was silent, every ear was attentive, and every head nodded approbation, excepting that of our heroine.
To compleat such unparalelled Barbarity we were informed that an Execution in the House would shortly take place.
The king, my dear Pellisson, himself signed the order for the execution.
For in counsel, it is good to see dangers; and in execution, not to see them, except they be very great.
That crowd which the four sergeants posted at nine o'clock in the morning at the four corners of the pillory had inspired with the hope of some sort of an execution, no doubt, not a hanging, but a whipping, a cropping of ears, something, in short,--that crowd had increased so rapidly that the four policemen, too closely besieged, had had occasion to "press" it, as the expression then ran, more than once, by sound blows of their whips, and the haunches of their horses.
One might show you the execution of a felon, or show you one's little finger.
They both looked pale, and in the expression on their faces- one of them glanced timidly at Pierre- there was something resembling what he had seen on the face of the young soldier at the execution.
There is nothing to add, except that the execution has since then been actually put into my house.