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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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Wolf's list of the most influencial rule changes during his time included the switch from jump balls to a possession arrow, the addition of the five-second closely guarded rule, the three-point shot and the double bonus at 10 team fouls instead of a 1-and-1 opportunity.
Wims, a seventh-round pick, showed his ability to win jump balls with a nice catch down the left sideline.
Frost was a defensive force, pulling down 11 rebounds, forcing several jump balls, and notching a steal.
There were no less than 10 jump balls and 35 fouls, all of them notes in a seemingly unending symphony of whistles.