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Clear

To settle a trade by the seller delivering securities and the buyer delivering funds in the proper form. A trade that does not clear is said to fail. Comparison of the details of a transaction between broker/dealers prior to settlement; final exchange of securities for cash on delivery.

Clear

To settle a transaction by the payment of the price and often the delivery of the goods. Because so many transactions occur at a given time, and because they may directly or indirectly involve a number of third parties, such as brokers, dealers, or specialists, clearing firms settle most transactions in exchange for a fee.

clear

To pay for securities delivered into an account and accept funds for securities delivered out of an account.

clear

Of or relating to a trade in which the seller delivers securities and the buyer delivers funds in the prescribed manner and on time. Compare fail. See also good delivery.
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AAS a person who likes to clear the air, I can sympathise.
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I've never turned my back on my country and I never will so I'm delighted that he's phoned me and wants to clear the air.
Mr McConnell's bid to clear the air about his private life had been made all the more urgent by media scrutiny on Henry McLeish, who until last week was Scotland's First Minister.
Demonstrating Princess' ongoing dedication to helping clear the air in the port cities from which its ships sail, Princess has signed an agreement committing to turning off the engines of its vessels when they dock at the Port of Los Angeles and "plugging in" to clean electrical power.
On the eve of negotiations, I have no choice but to remove myself and clear the air for the only issue that matters: the best possible deal for the benefit of the most possible writers.
I call upon the Governor to use his authority to clear the air and gain control of the bureaucrats in Sacramento to simplify and improve this important air quality program for consumers.
Ironic, since clear the air was England's exact strategy in Kiev.
On Thursday, Stottlemyre, manager Joe Torre and Wells sat down behind closed doors to clear the air, but the meeting left the ``hefty lefty,'' as he's known in New York, dissatisfied.