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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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I often wonder if I could see her out of all the windows at once.
I found no effect from all I could do, but plainly perceived my closet to be moved along; and in the space of an hour, or better, that side of the box where the staples were, and had no windows, struck against something that was hard.
He hastened thither, and Aladdin received him in the hall of the four-and-twenty windows, with the princess at his side.
You should always look first how you are for them windows before you begin to breast in your ship to the quay.
And only have opening and windows towards the garden; and be level upon the floor, no whit sunken under ground, to avoid all dampishness.
The door was reached a few steps further, and one of the windows beside it was open.
The shape and altitude of the lighted windows, the whisper of the laurels on either hand, the very feel of the gravel underfoot, were at once familiar to my senses as the sweet, relaxing, immemorial air that one drank deeper at every breath.
Comrades," suddenly shouted one of the young scamps from the window, "La Esmeralda
But it was foolish to stand outside and look at the windows.
The climate had kept its promise, and the change of season from winter to spring had made very little difference, so that Helen, who was sitting in the drawing-room with a pen in her hand, could keep the windows open though a great fire of logs burnt on one side of her.
Gahan stood gazing at the lighted windows of the high tower in the upper chambers of which Tara of Helium was confined.
Thus they played beneath the windows of the armory, the boy running blithely after the ball when he missed it, and laughing and shouting in happy glee when he made a particularly good catch.