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Post

Particular place on the floor of an exchange where transactions in stocks listed on the exchange occur.

Post

1. The physical place on an exchange where transactions occur. Posts are most important to exchanges that use the open outcry or a similar system. They are becoming increasingly irrelevant as more exchanges conduct trading electronically. Posts are also called trading posts.

2. To recognize a transaction on an account. For example, if one writes a check for $100 and $100 is deducted from that account three days later, the transaction is set to post on the third day.

post

A location on the floor of an organized exchange at which assigned securities are traded. Posts are numbered and staffed by specialists. A single location may accommodate the trading of a number of different securities. Also called trading post.

post

To enter information in an account. For example, if a customer sends money to a broker, the brokerage firm will post a credit to the customer's account.

post

an accounting term, meaning to enter the details of a transaction in a firm's LEDGER accounts from the details provided in the firm's JOURNAL.
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The backcloths for the films and early post cards were painted in Bamforths' studios in Holmfirth and one painted by James Bamforth himself still survives.
Part of the Kemble Collections on Western Printing and Publishing, these and more post cards are available for researchers in the North Baker Research Library at the Society's headquarters in San Francisco.
I then rang the Tourist Centre but when I asked where I could purchase a post card with a picture of Sarehole Mill the young man replied: 'I don't know'.
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The protagonist of the film, Husmatullah, a mechanic living in Allahabad, portrayed by Paresh Rawal, uses Post Card to reach out to all the members of his community in his city asking them to join the last journey of Gandhi's ashes to Sangam.
Of special note are the post card images of the beach, the boardwalk, and Ocean Avenue.
Her paintings, imaginary scenes usually executed on post card or book-mark sized paper, were given to family and friends who often framed them.
Entries on a post card to: The Giants Competition, The People, 415 Holywood Road, Belfast BT4 2GU.
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