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Execution

The process of completing an order to buy or sell securities. Once a trade is executed, it is reported by a Confirmation Report; settlement (payment and transfer of ownership) occurs in the U.S. between one (mutual funds) and three (stocks) days after an order is executed. The time varies greatly across countries. In France, for example settlements are only once per month.

Execution

The act of filling an order to buy or sell a security. That is, when a broker executes an order, he/she actually makes a trade on behalf of the client. The date of execution is known as the trade date.

execution

The consummation of a security trade.
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But Paternoster, a professor of criminal justice at the University of Maryland, provides valuable insights on such troubling topics as the blatant racial bias in the application of death sentences, the execution of juveniles, the costs of capital punishment vis-a-vis life imprisonment, and the perpetual efforts to square the death penalty with the Eighth Amendment's ban on "cruel and unusual punishment.
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