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Sellout

A broker's sale of securities on behalf of a client when the client has failed to settle transactions as promised. A common cause of a sellout is a client's failure to meet a margin call.

sellout

The distribution of all the securities in a new issue by the selling group.
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Many of Strait's dedicated fans are opting to secure their seats early from the secondary market, however, due to potential sell outs.
It added : " It's unclear if preorders will sell out and what amounts of inventories AT&T and Microsoft have planned for forthcoming Windows Phone 8 handsets, including the Lumia 820, Lumia 920, and the HTC 8X.
GN'R along with Metallica and Tool will be headlining the biggest Download festival ever at Donington that for the first time in its history will sell out and in addition will also play to a sell out audience at Download Dublin - it's been a very long wait but it's certainly been worth it - GN'R are back
Originally scheduled to perform in 12 major markets in North America with additional stops in Paris and London, the demand for tickets was so high that in New York city after two Madison Square Garden dates sold out in record time, Madonna's manager, Caresse Henry, and the worldwide tour promoter, Clear Channel Entertainment, added four subsequent performances (June 20, 2l, 23 and 24) which were instant sell outs as well.
With sell outs common at retailers around the country, Nintendogs has reached 1.
Hearty green sales included sell outs of nearly 50,000 units of a 100% wool Aran stitch sweater with Claddagh pattern and close to 7,000 units of Connemara marble rosary beads.