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 use of the possession arrow in that situation has been criticized because the ball was returned to the offense half the time, even though the defense had made the better play.
They were forced to go to the possession arrow, which gave UMass the ball with 21 seconds left.
Woods momentarily had the rebound and was going back up with a follow shot, but Cal's David Kravish tied him up and, with five seconds left, the possession arrow favored Cal and Justin Cobbs finished the scoring with two free throws with 3.
Hart had the possession arrow and senior Ali Campbell swished a clutch 3-pointer to give Hart a two-point lead.
The possession arrow was in UMass' favor and Derrick Gordon inbounded the ball to Davis, who was immediately fouled.
Wolf's list of the most influencial rule changes during his time included the switch from jump balls to a possession arrow, the addition of the five-second closely guarded rule, the three-point shot and the double bonus at 10 team fouls instead of a 1-and-1 opportunity.
Richardson picked up the loose ball and the possession arrow went to Palmdale, but with only two seconds left, she only could throw up a desperation 3-pointer that fell short at the buzzer.