Deck

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Deck

In futures and options, an informal term for open orders. Brokers have a deck they attempt to fill at the desired prices. A deck is the equivalent of a book on the equity market.
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He beat four or five people before he hit the deck.
Kim, 44, who plays promiscuous publicist Samantha Jones in the hit show, which also stars Kristin Davis, Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon, hit the deck after her stiletto heel became stuck in a metal drain cover in the street.
Hit the deck last time but thought capable of making amends.
The Monster Mob Ducati rider, who hit the deck at Druids, said: "I just lost control, I had already set the fastest time but was looking for that something special.
It hit the deck, bounced and hit Mr Newlands, a bachelor from Elgin, Moray, on the back.
UP-AND-COMING conditional rider James Davies was lucky to escape serious injury after Colnside Bonnie hit the deck at the third flight of the mares' only novices' hurdle.
Understandably miffed when they hit the deck, he slugs her in the jaw, a clich of the buddy- bonding movie knocked on its ass in a moment that's more comedy than misogyny when you watch it.
It means that instead of screaming for the leader to fall if we've backed the second, we'll be shouting for our own selection to hit the deck if it's got no chance of finishing in the frame.
Ricko was playing second fiddle behind Lincoln Place going to the final fence, but that rival hit the deck, breaking Richard Johnson's leg in the process and leaving the Powell-trained gelding to collect.
Van Zanten was livid when the Jambos midfielder hit the deck under his challenge after 56 minutes to win a penalty in Hearts 3-1 win.