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Cross

Securities transaction in which the same broker acts as agent for both sides of the trade; a legal practice only if the broker first offers the securities publicly at a price higher than the bid.

Cross

To match and execute two orders made to the same broker. Suppose a broker receives one order to buy 1,000 shares at $45 and another to sell 1,000 shares at $45. If he matches these two together, he is said to cross the orders. Crossing is subject to some regulation to prevent conflict of interest on the part of the broker.

cross

To match, by a single broker or dealer, a buy order and a sell order. For example, a floor broker may have an order to buy 500 shares of IBM at $120 and another order to sell 500 shares of IBM at the same price. Subject to certain rules, the floor broker may cross the order by matching the sell and the buy orders. Crossing of stock is common in large blocks.
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Cross-bred and pure-exotic HF were highest in cortisol concentration followed by the two local breeds.
However, there was little change in HF and cross-bred dairy cows from day-82 to 105, while the two local breeds showed further decline in cortisol concentration.
568 mg/mL for Nili-Ravi buffaloes, Sahiwal and cross-bred cows, respectively.
These values can potentially be used as reference values of milk lactoserum proteins for Nili-Ravi buffaloes, Sahiwal and cross-bred cows.
Sahiwal and cross-bred dairy cows performed almost similar, while HF and cross breed lowest SOD and GPx activities.
And for cross-breds, the full colour pie chart on each certificate shows the proportion of each breed in the animal's pedigree - a particularly valuable tool for producer's as they plan the breeding programme.
This is nowhere near the silliest accepted name for a cross-bred animal, though.
They would also earn more from the sale of cross-bred beef calves and avoid the messy problem of disposing of unwanted pure-bred males," he added.
The Jermans are confident that demand for the Limousin breed, especially for pure and cross-bred females, will grow as finishers accept that it will be difficult to meet evolving carcass specifications using suckler cows that carry Holstein genes.
Trials in the US, comparing a range of European breeds cross-bred to Holsteins, show the Norstein offers lower stillbirth rates, easier calvings and lower disease incidence.
The family's 100 cross-bred cows and two flocks of sheep - 710 Welsh ewes and 620 Lloen ewes - will also be on view.
In the beef section, top honours were taken by cross-bred heifer Miss Royal, bred by Andrew Powell, of Knighton, Powys, and shown by Derek Winney, of Hereford.