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.

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.

specialist's book

See book.
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Global Banking News-January 8, 2015--Credit Suisse sells commodities trading book
The Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) in Hong Kong has fined Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) and Merrill Lynch Futures (Hong Kong) $3,500,000 for systems and controls failings associated with the mis-marking activities in a trading book.
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Global Banking News-December 22, 2014--Citi buys commodities trading book from Credit Suisse
Global Banking News-October 21, 2014--Citi purchases Deutsche's commodities trading book
Citigroup Inc (NYSE: C) has purchased an energy and metals commodities trading book from Deutsche Bank (NYSE: DB).
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A Basel II regulatory capital module - to improve compliance in the credit risk area, for both the trading book and the banking book.
Covers the entire spectrum of related issues including: the treatment of credit risk, securitisation, the establishment of an effective operational risk framework and trading book issues
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