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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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For example, a company whose name is a household word in the US will rarely be in the same position in the European market.
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Carl Filipiak's name may not yet be a household word, but he has made an excellent CD that deserves wider exposure.
Today Max's name is a household word as one of the most important visual pioneers and innovators of the 20th century.
The debate over the politics and standards of American higher education began with a frontal assault by traditionalists--Allan Bloom, Roger Kimball, Dinesh D'Souza--that made "political correctness" a household word.
The physician, a German psychiatric neurologist named Alois Alzheimer, had little reason to suspect that his name would someday become a household word.
Two years before Rachel Carson shocked America with Silent Spring, this much calmer and wittier book helped make ecology a household word.
CEO Doug Scott of the Platinum Television Group said, "NuVim is a product that should be known world wide and needs to be a household word because it can help families in so many ways.
But Fickett never was a household word, a brand name like Frank Lloyd Wright, or even as famous as other L.
President of GSPI stated, "Biodiesel is becoming a household word very quickly and production of biodiesel is expanding by margins not predicted by anyone even as recently as one year ago.
The actor who made George Costanza a household word has signed an exclusive two-year deal with 20th Century Fox studios to put Alexander back in a prime-time series by 2001.
With the ski season around the corner, our team is going to be doing their best to make the ElekTek brand a household word," added Nardone.