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Piece

Apply mainly to convertible securities. Increment of bonds that trade in portions of $1000 minimum. Not all bonds can be traded in "pieces," and the increments can vary.

Piece

Part of a block or 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. A piece is any section of this bought or sold separately from the rest of the block.

piece

A part of a large security offering.
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Going to Pieces (18) is available to buy from Monday from Metrodome priced pounds 19.
In response to the knee-jerk reactionaries (``Official defends reuse of water,'' May 19) who are going to pieces over the thought of utilizing recycled wastewater, I would like to shed some light into the dark recesses of their troubled minds.
Paula, aged 37, was receiving "stress-related treatment" and counselling after going to pieces over the loss of INXS singer Michael Hutchence, who was found hanging in a Sydney hotel room last November.