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Comparison

Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.

comparison

A confirmation from one broker to another with respect to the details of a security trade. Also called broker comparison, comp.
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Sadly it doesn't bear comparison with the innovative Glenn Howells Architects scheme for 'third age living' in Sutton Coldfield (Post, Nov 6).
Although he Dragons' boss was happy enough with Saturday's 1-0 victory over his former club Nuneaton Town that secured a first three points at the Racecourse following last Tuesday's 3-0 defeat at the hands of Gateshead, he said the two games did not bear comparison.
Speaking at the launch Brian Kavanagh, chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland, said: "Flat racing worldwide is moving more and more towards high-quality international meetings and, with Irish Champions Weekend, Ireland now has a meeting that can bear comparison with all other major international racedays.
A three-point specialist, he is one of the few point guards with experience of the British league with stats that even bear comparison to five-time BBL all-star Moore, ruled out for the rest of the campaign with a broken foot.
Ex-Middlesbrough man Tuncay was under consideration last summer as an alternative if the Black Cats failed to sign Gyan, but his goalscoring record does not bear comparison with that of Bent.
Spurs' 1981 FA Cup-winning hero Villa thinks Bale's performances against Inter Milan in the Champions League in the past fortnight bear comparison with the best footballers in the world.
Okay, so it's those long-regarded familiar tunes, such as Solomon Bites The Worm, Bluetonic and Slight Return (hilariously reworked as a reggae tune before the song grinds to a halt and normal service is resumed) that receive the greatest adulation, however the songs from their excellent new album A New Athens bear comparison to the best of their back catalogue.
The political resonances of the work, with its championing of the dispossessed against the rich, bear comparison with the utterances of other contemporaries.
I submit that there is only one English author who can bear comparison with these two Welsh authors: Shakespeare himself.
SIR ALEX FERGUSON is confident Wayne Rooney and Carlos Tevez can form a partnership to bear comparison with the legendary Manchester United front pairing of Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke.
"Our gun crime levels now bear comparison with most other places in the world and Birmingham has a huge gun problem.
"Yes, the games are every bit as intense as an Old Firm clash but the factors surrounding it don't bear comparison."