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Leaves

Used in the context of general equities. Remains to buy or sell of a previously entered order after a report of partial execution has been given. If the floor broker to buy 20M IBM at $115, and he then buys 6M at this price, his report would be, "You bought 6M IBM at $115; leaves 14."

Leaves

What remains of an order after a partial execution. For example, if an investor makes an order to a broker to sell 1,000 shares at a certain price and the broker is able to immediately sell 600 shares, the remaining 400 are said to be leaves.
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We took leave of our old schoolroom, our bedr ooms, the room where our mother died, the little study where our father used to settle his accounts and write his letters -- feeling toward them, in our forlorn condition, as other girls might have felt at parting with old friends.
The leave of absence Monsieur has asked for," replied the lackey.
If I will vow never more to harm the flowers you may love, will you go back to your own people and leave me and my Spirits to work our will on all the other flowers that bloom?
And because you have been a father to me, should I therefore leave you to perish and to lie unburied in the wilderness?
The children, however, were sitting outside the forest, and when they saw from afar the three servants running, Lina said to Fundevogel: 'Never leave me, and I will never leave you.
Under foot the leaves were dry, and the foliage of some holly bushes which grew among the deciduous trees was dense enough to keep off draughts.
He would leave that forever behind him with the great hopes he had nursed there of finding his own race and becoming a man among men.
But when the daughter had slipped away my mother would grip my hand and cry, 'I leave her to you; you see how she has sown, it will depend on you how she is to reap.
It was very good of her to ask me and very kind of you to want me to go so much, but to-night I could not leave my mother.
But in order that Boxtel might steal the tulip, it was necessary that Rosa should leave her room.
marry--If you don't leave off fidgeting with the bottle, Mr.
To wait until the hour at which he was accustomed to go out, might be to leave Emily's peace of mind at the mercy of an accident.