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Box

The actual physical location at a brokerage house or bank where securities or other documents are stored for safekeeping. Alternatively, a quotation machine or battery march. Also known as 'the cage.'
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Box

The physical location where a brokerage keeps securities being held as collateral on loans. Boxes are used for collateral on margin accounts and other transactions. A box is also called an open box. See also: Free box.
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box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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After about a year of classes, Reusch and Boxie began competing in agility and did quite well at first.
Box could also miss out in the 8.50 over 515m where he has the useful Boxie in action.
Graham Box's staying dog Boxie forged clear from the third bend as he beat ex-Irish kennelmate Bockos Big Dog by more than five lengths in 28.77sec.
Frank Taylor's charge, sidelined with a hip injury since finishing fourth behind Boxie in a 687m open at Plough Lane at the beginning of August, posted a satisfactory 28.83sec in a 480m trial at the track on Saturday night.
A fine second to high-class act Boxie on July 23, the Paul Donovan-trained wide has performed with credit on all four subsequent starts round Plough Lane.