Piece

(redirected from piece of the action)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

Piece

Apply mainly to convertible securities. Increment of bonds that trade in portions of $1000 minimum. Not all bonds can be traded in "pieces," and the increments can vary.

Piece

Part of a block or exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. A piece is any section of this bought or sold separately from the rest of the block.

piece

A part of a large security offering.
References in periodicals archive ?
Before the bleeding hearts and do-gooders react to all this, let me have my piece of the action.
Our cricketers will want a piece of the action and, though Dimi Mascarenhas (right) is the only one involved at present, I expect more to follow once the ECB finds a solution to the current crowded fixture schedule.
BIRMINGHAM'S famed Jewellery Quarter is booming - thanks to market demand from businesses keen for a piece of the action.
Two other South Wales fencers had a piece of the action in the last eight, with Cardiff's James Thorneycroft fighting to seventh position in the men's foil and Llantwit Major's James Harrington finishing sixth in the men's epee.
The Runners, Republicans from Lancaster, said the tax credit could give California a piece of the action even if the major contractors opt to go elsewhere.
3 Chiquitin I think we can get a piece of the action - he is peaking right now, on top of his game, and he loves the track.
When Transport Secretary Alistair Darling announced the creation of a transport innovation fund last year he generated huge interest from councils desperate for a piece of the action.
But before we got there all and sundry decided they wanted a piece of the action.
That's been the case over the last year, and global mining firms are racing to mineral-rich Latin America for a piece of the action.
Advantage West Midlands chairman Nick Paul has urged local businesses to stake their claim for a piece of the action in the multi-million pound regeneration developments that are transforming North Staffordshire.
Yes, we're sending out an SOS to all hot blooded single men who want to grab a piece of the action at our first ever Single in the City gala night.
If any punters out there still want a piece of the action, I've found 100-1 at William Hill and on the Bet 365 website.