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Clean up

In the context of general equities, purchase/sale of all the remaining supply of stock, or the last piece of a block, in a trade-leaving a net zero position.

Clean Up

To sell what remains of a position of a security such that it closes the position. For example, if one owned 1,000 shares in a stock and sold 750 of them, one cleans up the position by selling the remaining 250 shares.
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As a development officer it is my job to work with the public to help and encourage them all to get involved in helping clean up the city.
They also organise and carry out a weekly clean up along the Coventry Canal and 'one-off' clean ups in other areas.
com's chief executive officer, said, "Purchasers of contaminated property can be held liable for costly clean ups so they should always conduct due diligence for environmental hazards.
We also hope that the minority who contributed to the litter and fly-tipping problem will respect the time and effort that has been made to clean up the area and will refrain from littering again.
They would like to see the takeaway owners obliged by law to clean up after their careless customers.
The site is an 81-acre brownfield that RPS has agreed to lease from the owners of the Raritan Center property and to clean up in return for a property tax abatement from Woodbridge Township, NJ.
SCORES of volunteers turned out to help clean up a Tyneside park.
Young offenders have helped clean up a popular Barry beach.
The Big Clean Up campaign kicks off on Monday for two weeks and will feature pantomime dame Ann T Litter.
The congregation of Kings Church, which meets at Cheylesmore Community Centre in Arundel Road, organised a clean up, and were delighted at the number of people who came along to spruce up the Quinton Park area.