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Window

A brokerage firm's cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement of transactions take place.

Window

1. A physical place at a bank or brokerage where a customer goes to receive services. For example, a client may approach a window at a bank to deposit a check or make a withdrawal. Likewise, a client goes to a window at a brokerage to settle an account or deliver and receive securities.

2. A time during which it would be advantageous to conduct a certain transaction. For example, an investor has a window in which to make a profit on a security by buying while the price tends to rise and selling when it tends to fall.

window

A period of time during which an action can be expected to generate a successful result. For example, underwriters may have a window for corporate debt issues sandwiched between two periods of heavy U.S. Treasury offerings.
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com is all set to expand its initiatives to additional shopping cities around the globe, and will launch London and Tokyo online window-shopping sections next month.
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The newly widened and landscaped sidewalks of Van Nuys Boulevard are crowded with pedestrians window-shopping on what has become one of the Valley's premiere retail and entertainment destinations.