specialist's book

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Specialist's book

Chronological record maintained by a specialist that includes the specialist's own inventory of securities, market orders to sell short, and limit orders and stop orders that other stock exchange members have placed with the specialist.
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Specialist's Book

A list of all long and short positions that a specialist holds. The book also contains all orders by other member firms on an exchange that the specialist may be able to fill. It is also called simply a book. See also: New York Stock Exchange Display Book.
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specialist's book

See book.
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The rule change effectively triples the amount of capital they have to hold against potential losses on the trading book (all the financial instruments a bank buys and sells on the stock market).
That is why I recently proposed a measure to provide firms with more flexibility on mark-to-market requirements and to facilitate asset transfer from the trading book to the banking book.
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