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Bell

Signal on a stock exchange to indicate the open and close of trading.

Bell

A traditional bell that is rung to signify the beginning or the end of a trading day. The bell on the New York Stock Exchange is one of the more famous examples. As an increasing number of securities exchanges do most or all of their trading online, a bell has become a symbol or informal term for the beginning or the end of a trading day, rather than a description of a real bell.

bell

The device that sounds to mark the open and close of each trading day on an organized securities exchange.
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With reference to the copyright of the works of Ellis and Acton Bell - I have only to say that my sisters paid Mr Newby [pounds]50 towards the publication of 'Wuthering Heights' & 'Agnes Grey' on the condition of receiving it back as soon as a sufficient number of copies should have been sold to pay expenses.
In the autumn of 1845 she and Emily and Anne gathered verses for the publication of the volume Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell (1846).
Who are Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell better known as?