Jump ball

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Jump ball

Used in the context of general equities. (1) Deal in which no trading house has exclusivity (each firm is in direct competition for a piece of business); (2) no preference in picking a particular side (buy/sell) of a stock as profile, indicated during the block call, indicate that the sales force could have the stock either way.
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The wider key area is something new for college basketball, but the jump ball and offensive-foul situations used to be enforced the way they will be this weekend until rules were changed some years back.
The easy way is to dismiss what Cunningham is doing as nothing more than throwing jump balls.
Centers, a few of whom were 6-foot-4 giants, were considered Renaissance men if they could do much more than win jump balls, which occurred after every basket.
The hockey fans got a kick out of it, calling the jump balls face-offs.
Then a jump ball between Shaquille O'Neal and Rasheed Wallace turned into an easy Portland fastbreak.