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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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Clearer information will be given on the sort of product that travellers are buying and the level of protection they receive.
Britain's competition watchdog is expected to call for clearer bank charges, according to Reuters.
Never before has the choice been clearer, with a Labour Party for the many and Conservatives feathering the nests of the wealthiest few.
The clearer the conditions of a competition, the more remote the possibility of cancellation," Papadopoulou said.
The traffic lights gave clear indications of how long before they were going to change and road markings were much clearer.
This is, it's something I deal with every day and it is becoming clearer and clearer that for many, many years things were not dealt with as they should have been dealt with.
Believing that 'everyone has the right to UV protection, no matter what age,' the new campaign 'Clearer Prices, Clearer Vision, No Exceptions, No Hidden Costs' means that Boots Protect lenses for adults, and Boots Protect Ultratough lenses for children, will now come as standard with all frames, even the most basic range.
It becomes clearer and clearer that we really are being governed by some kind of real–life Muppet Show, with the whole country playing Statler and Waldorf – sitting up in the box, shouting abuse.
Since 2010 we have imposed more than PS75m of penalties and redress payments on the industry and we continue to work to ensure the energy market is simpler, clearer and fairer for consumers.
It is becoming clearer and clearer that the (Belgian) Flemish youngsters who end up in Syria are joining organizations linked to Al-Qaeda," the Mayor of Vilvoorde, Hans Bonte, was quoted as saying.
Maloney insists he has not given any thought to where he will start next season but says once a new boss is appointed at the DW Stadium then his plans will become much clearer.
The party has agreed to scrap the president''s role, give members an equal vote, and set up a leader''s team which it says will ensure clearer leadership.