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POSIT

An electronic system that matches buy and sell orders made on an exchange by institutional investors. It was established jointly by BARRA and Investment Technology Group in 1987.

POSIT

An electronic system launched in 1987 that matches institutional buy and sell orders for individual stocks and for portfolios of stocks. Trades are priced from the stock's primary market at the time the match is run, and matches take place at the midpoint of the best asking price and the best selling price. POSIT is a joint venture between Investment Technology Group and BARRA, a financial data provider.
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Here Mostern argues that the enduring popularity of The Autobiography of Malcolm X constituted a radical new mode of articulating Blackness because it posited four racial consciousnesses that translate into four different narrative voices and narratives--the hustler, the sexual black man, the gender conscious and/or misogynistic Black man, and the educated and/or transformed Black man.
Looking to explain social problems inherent to the realm, writers posited instead that the threat was "outside" thus mystifying the relations of power.
This interpretation adds a rather more sophisticated psychological dynamic to the basic scapegoating mechanism posited by MacFarlane and Thomas a generation ago.
In the previous book he coauthored, Rare Earth, Ward, a NASA astrobiologist, posited that alien life won't manifest itself in the form of intelligent or humanlike creatures but will probably be simple.