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House

Firms that conduct business as broker-dealers in securities or in the investment banking field are characterized as houses.

House

A broker-dealer or underwriting person or firm. Houses are usually large institutions, but may also be an individual. They provide investment advising services, place and execute orders on behalf of clients, and place new issues with investors.

house

An organization that acts as a broker-dealer or an underwriter.

house

In real estate jargon, generally indicates a detached dwelling on a parcel of its own land.

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Scotland's prison service has come under fire for the mistaken release of killer James McCormick (17), and housebreaker Colin Watson (32), on Thursday.
Prolific housebreaker Lee Fueloep, from Barnsley, said he was threatened with death if he didn't burgle the property on Bagden Lane.
net WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2010 footprints lead police to housebreaker Ann: I'm 105.
You are a persistent criminal, a persistent housebreaker and the effect of breaking in to people's houses is all too obvious from what we have heard was the effect on the victim in this case.
A HAPLESS housebreaker burgled his neighbour's home then rumbled himself by trying to sell some of the stolen goods to a friend of the victim.
Burglars from Dublin to Doha will be toasting Phil Hogan as the man who has finally gave the housebreaker a break.
Oliver quickly falls into the clutches of Fagin (Kingsley) and his gang of thieves, led by housebreaker Bill Sykes (Foreman), his mistress Nancy (Rowe) and cheeky pickpocket The Artful Dodger (Eden).
Yet only the most ham-fisted of terror groups would have picked a bloke with a conviction as a housebreaker for the job.
A Tayside Police insider said: "He is probably the most useless housebreaker we've come across.
Victims, too, must understand that behind many a housebreaker or mugger there is often likely to lie a pretty lamentable life story.
You have become a prolific housebreaker," Judge Michael Challinor told Taylor, 26, of Hart Road, Wednesfield, at Wolverhampton Crown Court, before sentencing him to two years in prison.
Veteran housebreaker Craig, 38, who is now serving another sentence in Edinburgh's Saughton Prison, said: "He is obsessed by Louise - he despises her and he wants to get his own back.