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Size

Refers to the magnitude of an offering, an order, or a trade. Large as in the size of an offering, the size of an order, or the size of a trade. Size is relative from market to market and security to security. "I can buy size at 102-22," means that a trader can buy a significant amount at 102-22. Small is <10,000 shares. Medium is 15,000-25,000 shares. Good is 50,000 shares. Size is 100,000 shares. Good six-figure size is 200,000-300,000 shares. Multiple six-figure size is >300,000 shares. Size of the market is actual number of shares represented in one's market, or bid and offering; unless specified, assumed to be at least 500 to 1000 shares, depending on the stock.

Size

Informal; Referring to a large trading volume or number of securities. It often refers to 100,000 shares to buy or sell, but is a non-specific term relative to the market.

size

1. The market for a security in which a relatively large volume is being offered for sale or in which a large volume can be absorbed. Size in a security is more important for institutional investors than it is for individuals, because most individuals usually do not trade in sufficiently high volume to warrant concern about the size of the market.
2. The number of units bid for and offered in the current quote, usually expressed in abbreviated form, such as, BP 5.10-.15, 2,000 by 1,000.
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For those that associate sizers with small capacities, David Pitchford, president, MMD Mineral Sizing for the Americas, has a reminder.
The answer to that question is, perhaps, where Sizer, who got a lot right, got it most right of all.
Theodore Sizer first gained national prominence when he became Dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) at the youthful age of 31 ("Universities" 1964).
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But, as Sizer and his fellow researchers traveled the country, they repeatedly found themselves in large, impersonal high schools where anonymity engendered apathy and often alienation, where learning was routinely sabotaged by a "conspiracy of the least," an unspoken pact between disengaged teachers and students to demand as little as possible of one another.
Caffari, as skipper, had overall charge while Sizer, 34, as boat captain, was responsible for Aviva, fixing any problems and making sure everything worked at optimum level for the challenge.
The new Sample Sizer enables customers to quickly and automatically produce specimens in different shapes and sizes for chemical, mechanical or optical testing, integrating shaping, calibrating, conveying and cutting into a single unit.
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Sizer, rather than Frank Parsons, is the real founder of the field.