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Bell

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

The device that sounds to mark the open and close of each trading day on an organized securities exchange.
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Why not Miss Currer Bell as well as Miss Shirley Keeldar?"(30)
Which author's first works were published under the name Currer Bell? 23.
* Charlotte Bronte published her works under the name Currer Bell. She wrote, "we had a vague impression that authoresses are liable to be looked on with prejudice."
Anniversaries: 1555: English Protestant reformers Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley burnt at the stake opposite Balliol College, Oxford, for heresy; 1793: Marie Antoinette was guillotined; 1847: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte published under the pseudony m Currer Bell; 1854: Birth of playwright Oscar Wilde; 1890: Birth of Irish leader Michael Collins; 1906: British New Guinea became part of Australia; 1964: China exploded a nuclear device; 1981: Death of Israeli military leader and eye-patch wearer Moshe Dayan.
n's e te 1847: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte was published under the pseudonym Currer Bell - each of the Bronte sisters published under an apparently male name which matched their initials.
Which Bronte sister used the pseudonym, Currer Bell? 10.