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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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.
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.
By having the divorce mechanism, if, in fact, the intellectual property does get nebulous in the middle and something belongs to the joint venture, you've got a jump ball on who's going to bid for that.
INDIANAPOLIS - Bojan Bogdanovic tied his season high with 29 points and grabbed a key jump ball late to lift Indiana over Milwaukee.
7 seconds left to give the Road Warriors a 98-96 lead, before converting a layup off a jump ball to make it, 100-96, with 18.
But there was Schafer, grabbing the rebound and absorbing a crowd for a jump ball.
Khobuntin then converted a breakaway layup off a jump ball in the final eight seconds of the game.
I should have put it higher, given him an easy jump ball.