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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 prison authorities had noticed that the postmark was 'Lambeth,' and that the address on the outside, though expressed in correct English, was, in form, oddly at variance with the customary method of directing a letter.
At last Bob brought her a letter, without a postmark, directed in a hand which she knew familiarly in the letters of her own name,--a hand in which her name had been written long ago, in a pocket Shakespeare which she possessed.
Having folded and sealed all, and stamped them with sham postmarks -- New Orleans, Bengal, Botany Bay, or any other place a great way off- I set out, forthwith, upon my daily route, as if in a very great hurry.
He wore a rose in his button-hole; he gave the French salutation--two flips of the hand in front of the face; he called Paris Pairree in ordinary English conversation; he carried envelopes bearing foreign postmarks protruding from his breast-pocket; he cultivated a moustache and imperial, and did what else he could to suggest to the beholder his pet fancy that he resembled Louis Napoleon--and in a spirit of thankfulness which is entirely unaccountable, considering the slim foundation there was for it, he praised his Maker that he was as he was, and went on enjoying his little life just the same as if he really had been deliberately designed and erected by the great Architect of the Universe.
From this Saturday, the postmark will appear on mail delivered throughout the UK for a week as part of the Royal Mail's Remarkable Lives Special Stamp set, which was issued in March.
There is no charge for the postmark up to a quantity of 50.
Postmark Apartments is the latest addition to Harbor Point, a 322-acre waterfront peninsula just south of the Stamford Train Station and minutes from downtown Stamford that has been transformed into a dynamic transit-oriented, mixed-use community by Building and Land Technology.
Every year, thousands of people take the time to send me their greeting cards to get the special postmark before it gets delivered, says postmistress MacKinnon who can stamp almost 2,000 greeting cards a day during the peak holiday season.
Post bosses dismissed any nostalgia about the postmark saying it was merely an "operational tool" to show where a letter was processed.
The postmark is one of a dozen specially commissioned to commemorate the centenary of the death of the creator of James Bond author Ian Fleming.
The FTB considers documents timely if the postmark is no later than the due date of a return or payment (or the next business day if the due date falls on a weekend or holiday).
Each state aged association selects an honoree, and the postmark deadline for submitting state winning applications to NAAE is also May 15, 2005.