commission house

Commission house

A firm that buys and sells futures contracts for customer accounts. Related: futures commission merchant, omnibus account.

commission house

A firm whose primary business is the execution of its customers' orders to buy and sell securities, activities for which it earns a fee. Commission houses earn the name from acting as brokers rather than as dealers.
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Lead: From a low last Monday of $438, lead benefited from aggressive merchant borrowing which saw the spread level at one time, consumer buying benefiting from the weaker dollar and finally fund and commission house short covering as the three month price climbed to a high of $465 on both Thursday and Friday before closing the week at $461.
Contract awarded for acquisition of installation and service provision in black out roller curtains for two offices administrative commission house of police club of chile.
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The first two days were pretty steady in the mid $440s but then on Thursday the $445 support level was broken and this in turn triggered aggressive fund and commission house selling down to a low that day of $439.
Victims of the scam report receiving a letter from the International Clearing Commission House in Ottawa, Ontario, that claims they have won a large cash prize in the American Lottery Sweepstakes.
Tin: Steady at first but then fund and commission house selling took the forward price down through support at $5500.
Zinc: Fund and commission house selling on Wednesday put the 100-day moving average at $1,135 under pressure.
Japan's buying overnight helped the price improve and on Tuesday commission house and fund buying over the course of the day brought about a $1,510 closing high.
Technical fund and commission house buying easily outweighed what producer selling there was although it is thought there is more to be done.
Thursday saw commission house and fund buying with a good close at $1,045 helped by the Crotone announcement.
As metals in general were bid up, so was tin with general short covering and commission house and technical traders seen as buyers.

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