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Comparison

Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.

comparison

A confirmation from one broker to another with respect to the details of a security trade. Also called broker comparison, comp.
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Rathdowney trend bears comparison with other major zinc mineralized
Van Persie's opener against Sunderland was the 1,500th goal of Sir Alex Ferguson's reign at Old Trafford and Black Cats boss O'Neill says he bears comparison with Lionel Messi at Barcelona.
WALES captain Ryan Giggs has a CV that bears comparison with the best footballers of his generation - but he is still driven by the fear of failure.
India's collective ability bears comparison with that of any country in the tournament - right up there, for example, with champions Australia and the talented if inconsistent Pakistan.
MICHAEL OWEN believes the current England team bears comparison with the French side which triumphed at the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000.
His profile bears comparison to the unfortunate Great Travel, who improved around two stone for Nicholls last term after showing signs of promise the previous season.
He added: "The overall record is one that bears comparison with any government, Labour or Conservative.
And I doubt that anyone's curiosity would not progress to enthusiasm on viewing the show as a whole, for this is a period in which the intensity of innovation and pictorial discovery bears comparison to any of the richest episodes in art history.
While Mr Morgan was not making any further public comment on the issue yesterday, it is known he is convinced the inquiry being conducted by Olaf bears comparison with that now completed by the police.
The opulent electro bears comparison to collaborators and countrymen R|yksopp - pleasant enough, but the songs are hardly distinguished.
But in the light of the weekend's events in London, Porthmadog's situation bears comparison with that of West Ham, who, so far, have not been issued with the threat of an FA charge.
He recited a familiar litany of Labour achievements since 1997 and insisted: ``The overall record is one that bears comparison with any government, Labour or Conservative,in the past.