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Opening Automated Reporting Service

A computerized system on an exchange that allows specialists to detect order imbalances before the opening of the exchange. That is, OARS lets specialists know how many extra buy or sell orders exist for a given security. This helps in determining the opening price.

OARS

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A splashing of oars, a measured dip reverberating on the level of water, intensified by the silence of the shore into loud claps, made me jump up.
I had no mast or sail in mine, but I made a mast out of a spare oar and hoisted a boat-awning for a sail, with a boat-hook for a yard.
So by dint of punching and kicking I started one of my men into a state of somnambulism, and giving him an oar, took another and pulled towards the lights of the steamer.
Their oars weren't strong enough and they weren't wearing lifejackets.
ATBs are offered in four sizes, with packages starting at $8,995, including seats, oars, anchor system, and trailer.
A spokesman for Beaumaris lifeboat said: "Once on the scene near Beaumaris, it became apparent that the vessel was carrying no anchor, oars, or radio.
A week later I was at a boatshow admiring a pretty little fibreglass dinghy, complete with faux lapstrake 'planks' and a wineglass transom, but without fittings for oars.
Singer, Leeds, West Yorks WHAT a pity Trenton Oldfield didn't get hit on the head by an oar.
SINKING FEELING Swimmer is just missed by oars of boat crew
Over the last four years numerous health organizations and universities were provided information about how this same low effort version of Lower Body Oars called LOBOS[TM], had or can greatly strengthen the muscles and hearts of many severely disabled and ill people.
The coastguard said the boat had come from Beaumaris and the men were drifting in the Strait after losing the oars.