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Pot

The portion of stock or bond issue that is returned to the managing underwriter by the participating investment bankers for sale to institutional investors.

Pot

The portion of a new issue that the lead underwriter places with institutional investors. Sometimes the underwriters in a syndicate give the pot back to the lead underwriter from their remainder and sometimes it is specifically set aside at issue.

pot

The securities from a new issue that are returned to the lead underwriter by syndicate members for sale to institutional investors. See also pot is clean.
References in classic literature ?
Immediately she turned and left the hut, and as she passed through the doorway Tarzan saw that she carried a cooking pot in her hand.
Though I miscarried so much in my design for large pots, yet I made several smaller things with better success; such as little round pots, flat dishes, pitchers, and pipkins, and any things my hand turned to; and the heat of the sun baked them quite hard.
So, year after year, Silas Marner had lived in this solitude, his guineas rising in the iron pot, and his life narrowing and hardening itself more and more into a mere pulsation of desire and satisfaction that had no relation to any other being.
So he strode round the corner and met the boy, took the pot from his hand, and disappeared into the mist while the boy howled with fear.
She went straight to the church, slunk to the little pot of fat, began to lick it, and licked the top off.
Hunt was not accustomed to the management of "voyageurs," and he had a crew admirably disposed to play the old soldier, and balk their work; and ever ready to come to a halt, land, make a fire, put on the great pot, and smoke, and gossip, and sing by the hour.
The good mouse consented, but the cat crept behind the town walls to the church, and devoured half the pot of fat.
Trent bent over the pot which the two men had set upon the ground.
A common thief would have taken the pot under his arm, and carried it off.
Kearns had dealt, and French Louis had opened the pot with one marker--in his case one hundred dollars.
Henry was bending over and adding ice to the babbling pot of beans when he was startled by the sound of a blow, an exclamation from Bill, and a sharp snarling cry of pain from among the dogs.
The Political Pot said it would not boil any more unless replenished from the Filthy Pool.