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POSIT

An electronic system that matches buy and sell orders made on an exchange by institutional investors. It was established jointly by BARRA and Investment Technology Group in 1987.

POSIT

An electronic system launched in 1987 that matches institutional buy and sell orders for individual stocks and for portfolios of stocks. Trades are priced from the stock's primary market at the time the match is run, and matches take place at the midpoint of the best asking price and the best selling price. POSIT is a joint venture between Investment Technology Group and BARRA, a financial data provider.
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What is posited as the starting point of the Wissenschaftslehre is not just a concept of subject or the abstract idea of pure selfhood, but the actual self that is always striving for a self-determinacy, which is possible only through a concrete interaction with the world of objects and other selves.
ITG is currently rolling out the next generation of ITG Channel (the POSIT Alert trader interface), with substantially enhanced functionality and even more seamless workflow.
Police say fishermen Posit and Somkhaoyai confessed to killing Miss Horton, from Thorn-hill, Cardiff, on the evening of New Year's Day.
Somkhaoyai and Posit will today pinpoint where they allegedly carried out the attack.
Therefore, I posit that a "truth" lies somewhere between that which is observed and the perceptions, or judgments, of the observer.
In Idols of the Marketplace David Hawkes posits that the century in question bore witness to the overlapping of two conflicting modes of thought: Aristotelian/ Thomistic teleology and Baconian empericism; the authors purpose is to explore the "death throes of 'natural teleology' as they are reflected in a variety of sixteenth--and seventeenth-century texts" (28).
Rather, he posits that increased international ties shaped Italian immigrants' racial identity before they Americanized.
Relatedly, Faulkner uses his narrator to foreground the racial grid of all of his later novels, including The Sound and the Fury, Light in August, and Absalom, Absalom!: The early short stories posit in the minds of Faulkner's earned and intended audience his views on race so that, as a Southernwriter who will later write exclusively about the contemporaneous South of the United States, his views of race are posited a priori with his sincere readership.
That led some researchers to posit that after a decade or more, such memories become totally untrustworthy.
"Institutional, or state-centered arguments," in contrast, posit that states with significant bureaucracies and great financial capacities tend to encourage social spending, whereas countries with fragmented, hobbled political processes typically are niggardly.
They posit the necessity of including all members of the academic community in this pursuit and proceed to take steps purportedly aimed at making these social and educational opportunities available to all.