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Paired off

Used for listed equity securities. Matched buy and sell market orders, usually pertaining to the pre-opening market picture in a stock, or MOC orders (especially relating to futures/options expirations).

Paired Off

Describing two brokerage firms that buy/sell securities to each other without delivering the physical securities. Regulations require that the delivery occur within three days of the trade date. Pairing off indicates that the two brokerages are trading non-existent securities in order to create the impression of increased or decreased demand and thereby manipulate the price. Pairing off is illegal.
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To produce fertile offspring, ,chromosomes from both parents must pair off evenly during meiosis, a process of cell division that produces sex cells.
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Gang leaders had tipped the pair off that the house in Nursery Lane, Felling, Gateshead, was full of the drug.
The taxi dropped the pair off near Seaham, County Durham, close to Dalton Park, an out-of-town shopping centre.
He dropped the pair off at a house in Fazakerley and called the police.
For the next few hours, these four characters pair off in different combinations, and slowly, subtly, Eimbcke reveals the foursome's dreams and disappointments, pasts and presents through black humor, graceful understanding and a bare minimum of plot.
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The man chased the pair off and pulled the pensioner to his feet but left before police arrived.
Brand name owners like Levi Strauss are protected by legislation which bans companies from buying their jeans cheaply outside the EU and selling them in Britain at up to pounds 20 a pair off what Levis would have us pay.