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Window

A brokerage firm's cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement of transactions take place.

Window

1. A physical place at a bank or brokerage where a customer goes to receive services. For example, a client may approach a window at a bank to deposit a check or make a withdrawal. Likewise, a client goes to a window at a brokerage to settle an account or deliver and receive securities.

2. A time during which it would be advantageous to conduct a certain transaction. For example, an investor has a window in which to make a profit on a security by buying while the price tends to rise and selling when it tends to fall.

window

A period of time during which an action can be expected to generate a successful result. For example, underwriters may have a window for corporate debt issues sandwiched between two periods of heavy U.S. Treasury offerings.
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For all these analyses, the pyramid level is L = 2 and the window width W [approximately equal to] 3[d.
These video images are capable of containing as many as 256 image levels, and it is possible to subsequently modify the level setting and window width once they have been stored in the computer system.
After removal of long-term temporal trends using a loess smooth (with a window width of 120 days) separately for summer and winter, residual plots showed that the annual patterns seemed to be adequately removed (Figure 1).