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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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I'm faster than a lot of people, have the strength to get off the line plus I've got the height to get jump balls," Rosario said.
There were no less than 10 jump balls and 35 fouls, all of them notes in a seemingly unending symphony of whistles.
PALMDALE - Ron Holden is the first to admit that the sight of a 6-foot-1, 170-pound guard taking jump balls against players a half-foot taller - and substantially thicker - is an odd spectacle.
Tournament will be played with experimental rules, including wider key and jump balls at midcourt rather than the alternating possession rule .