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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We agreed in principle that we will return to the possession arrow rule the whole game,' said Saguisag.
They were forced to go to the possession arrow, which gave UMass the ball with 21 seconds left.
Anderson missed for the Bruins, but Adams tied up Amardi for a jump ball that had everyone in the arena staring at the possession arrow, but the Bruins didn't have to look.
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.
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.
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.
The referees checked the monitor and determined it did hit the rim, but PC got the ball anyway because it had the possession arrow.