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Drop

Refers to over-the-counter trading. Remove from OTC trading list; hence, no longer making a market in a security.

Drop

To remove a security from a list of securities for which a dealer serves as a counterparty in the over-the-counter market.
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So while the pundits and the politicians play the blame game for who dropped the ball in New Orleans, let's think about ditching the name game.
And finally, after they found the resolve in the regular season's last week to take the American League West title from Oakland, they dropped the ball figuratively and literally in the Division Series against Boston in ways you didn't expect.
Beltre dropped the ball, and Klesko hit Lima's next pitch into the right-field pavilion, giving the Padres a 3-2 lead.
Were Bush to have stepped forward at his recent press conference and said, yes, we dropped the ball before 9-11, few would fault him.
It shouldn't take a high-powered investigative committee to show us that we dropped the ball on terrorism before 9-11; that's obvious.
Molina dropped the ball initially but still had time to pick it up and reach back with his foot to tag the plate and get the forceout on Lo Duca for the second out of the inning.