Jump ball


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Jump ball

Used in the context of general equities. (1) Deal in which no trading house has exclusivity (each firm is in direct competition for a piece of business); (2) no preference in picking a particular side (buy/sell) of a stock as profile, indicated during the block call, indicate that the sales force could have the stock either way.
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Andy Ross, Chief Executive, CurveGlobal said: Were excited to be launching the CurveGlobal Jump Ball incentive programme.
On the next play Custodio went for a layup but Jeddah's Mark Elamparo deflected his shot altering the flight of the ball before a jump ball with one hundredth of a second left was called, sealing Riyadh's doom and Jeddah's victory.
Josten called the election "a jump ball" that will largely depend on how each party's success at getting its base out to vote in two weeks.
Following a meeting with Florida Governor Charlie Crist, JetBlue CEO Dave Barger told reporters that the airline is "in a jump ball at this point" regarding the possible move.
Her bipartisan approach has earned her a lot of respect from both sides." Leslie also points out that there are significant pockets of Latino swing voters who don't identify with either party and that "There is much more political power in being the 'jump ball' than in being beholden to one side." Leslie's leadership style is one of integrity, persistence, and challenging the conventional wisdom.
JUMP BALL: New signing Samir Nasri beats Olof Mellberg, while (below) Denilson and Tiago clash; VICTOR: Ranieri
The Catholic vote in the US is a bit like a jump ball in basketball; every election it comes into play, and both parties try to claim it as their own.
Redcar and Cleveland Mayor, Councillor Wendy Wall, will throw the jump ball to start the game.
American guard Jaye Colbert opened the scoring off a jump ball with a drive to the basket in a game in which the home side would never find themselves behind.
The football made its way downfield, a 48-yard jump ball in the end zone that some-how landed in the arms of Phelan, giving B.C.
The NASD and state securities regulators have jurisdiction over variable annuities, state insurance regulators normally have jurisdiction over fixed annuities, "and jurisdiction over equity-indexed annuity sales is essentially a jump ball, because it isn't clear whether they're securities, insurance products or something in between," Glauber said.
Jump Ball (Lodestar/Dutton, 1997) is subtitled "A Basketball Season in Poems," and the reader is able to follow the Tower High Tigers from their pre-season tryouts all the way to their state playoffs.