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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Beta blockers inhibit norepinephrine's action, so it stands to reason that the medications could have anticancer properties.
Previous studies that supported the use of beta blockers were not incorrect, but the benefits of beta blockers for any period past three years after a heart attack is now in question.
A blocker who is balanced and square (leveraged) can get to the rusher's chest and drive him away from the passer.
Using a table of random numbers, we randomly assigned 120 patients to four groups of 30 patients with different airway devices: Coopdech blocker, Arndt blocker, Univent tube with blocker or double-lumen tube.
However, there was an increase in non-fatal strokes seen with [beta] blocker therapy, an increase that has also been found on data looking at [beta] blockers in patients with hypertension.
Junior outside hitter/setter Brittney Vandiver and junior middle blocker Tatiana Wesley are among five second-year varsity players who've all played together since they were freshmen on the junior varsity.
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These data provide evidence for conformational changes that occur in DAT during binding of uptake blockers but not substrates.
On his third ocean date, Blocker was ridding and screaming at the top of his lungs.
The small diameter of the EZ-Blocker Endobronchial Blocker allows for its use in combination with a single lumen endotracheal tube to achieve lung isolation.
Major Blocker has deep knowledge in the areas of patrol and criminal investigation as well as staff services and administration.
One study finds that viruses are becoming resistant to drugs known as M2 blockers or adamantines.