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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Move forward to today and The Blockheads are in Cardiff.
Two partnerships enabled Dury to turn the corner - with keyboard player Chas Jankel, who became his writing partner in 1976, and with Dave Robinson, who signed the resulting Ian Dury And The Blockheads to independent Stiff Records.
THIS is an engaging and imaginative biopic of legendary rocker Ian Dury who, with his Blockheads, helped pioneer punk and new wave in the late Seventies and early Eighties.
The clue should read 'Coach blockhead for you and me'."
A black cloth embossed with the Blockhead logo had been laid on his casket.
ONE of the advantages of having a blockhead for a missus is that you can insult her without her realising it.
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The casket was draped in black velvet embroidered with the word "Blockhead".
This summer, The Blockheads will headline the festival at Leicester Morningside Arena on Saturday, August 31, with seven other very different acts also in the line-up.
Following a stint with Ian Dury and The Blockheads, the Wilko Johnson Band was formed with ex-Blockhead Norman Watt-Roy on bass and Dylan Howe on drums, adding up to one of the most exciting R'n'B bands in the world today.