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Window

A brokerage firm's cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement of transactions take place.

Window

1. A physical place at a bank or brokerage where a customer goes to receive services. For example, a client may approach a window at a bank to deposit a check or make a withdrawal. Likewise, a client goes to a window at a brokerage to settle an account or deliver and receive securities.

2. A time during which it would be advantageous to conduct a certain transaction. For example, an investor has a window in which to make a profit on a security by buying while the price tends to rise and selling when it tends to fall.

window

A period of time during which an action can be expected to generate a successful result. For example, underwriters may have a window for corporate debt issues sandwiched between two periods of heavy U.S. Treasury offerings.
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Nitenite hotel on Holliday Street has 104 bedrooms and when it opened in 2006, the hotel boasted that each windowless room would have a 45-inch plasma screen so guests can watch films or opt instead for "window mode" which would screen images of the world outside.
We found that scavenging rates were faster at windowed sites 0 m from buildings compared to windowed sites 10 m from buildings and windowless walls (Fig.
By the end of the play, when some relationships have imploded and others have grown, we return to Ilana alone in her windowless studio.
Hospital officials said most of the six surviving children Josef Fritzl fathered over the past 24 years with daughter Elisabeth, who he held captive in a windowless cell, spent their first moments together on Sunday.
Both answers emerge from the same frightening night when he was a 14-year-old boy fleeing Cuba in 1961, separated from his family, locked in a dark, windowless room, searched, and placed under house arrest.
The vast majority will have lived short lives of suffering, inside damp, windowless sheds, where thousands are packed together.
I wonder how likely people will be to report a neighbour or someone who comes into their workplace if that person will be kept in a windowless room for four weeks.
Reading about the contractor trying to skirt the building codes in Sunland-Tujunga by overbuilding an easy-to-convert windowless second floor in a McMansion scheme and then crying ``they're singling me out'' reminds me of an old joke that has remained the same for decades with only the profession being changed.
Often written in the second person, this story delves into his enchantment with places, from a windowless apartment in New York City where he tries to write poetry to a log house in northern Michigan where he succeeds.
The other, which I hesitate to admit, was that I would find a job and that I would be forced to work in some kind of soul-crushing physical environment--a cubicle or a windowless office.
A few smart moves transformed the generic, windowless, white stucco box.