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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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In a new book called Song by Song, author Jim Drury talks to each of the remaining members of his band, The Blockheads, about their charismatic leader.
The Hammersmith concert is something of a McGuffin as every recognisable hit from the Blockheads is performed by a tight back line set up to resemble a Saturday night pub gig.
Ellie's funny spin on pressure to have a baby THEATRE an Dury rose to fame in the Seventies as lead singer of the Blockheads, overcoming a crippling disability caused by childhood polio.
with tickets to see The Blockheads who are visiting Edinburgh tomorrow to pay tribute to their late lead singer Ian Dury.
He portrays the singer as he struggles with polio and self-destructive urges before finding fame with The Blockheads.
But much like Elvis Costello's Attractions, as was, the Blockheads band were such an integral part of Ian Dury's success that it's hard to imagine the charismatic singer ever making a career without their sublime arrangements and funky grooves and likewise, the thought of the band packing up and quitting would be an added tragedy such was their excellence and influence on other muscians who followed.
Team Frank and the Lego Blockheads, from Cullercoats Primary School, in North Tyneside, will compete in the Institution of Engineering and Technology's First Lego League competition on Sunday and could win a trip to the USA to take part in the global final.
Sunday got off to a good start with the Blow Monkeys defying the rain and The Blockheads giving us many Reasons To Be Cheerful.
THE headline act for the 15th ever Llangollen Fringe Festival have been announced - legendary new wave funk outfit The Blockheads.
com/) Blockheads chain in New York City, however, offers a drink that's been compared to a margarita on steroids.
Walking tours on offer include from pubs, priests and prostitutes, a heritage trail and boobies and blockheads, which will give an insight into Dr Johnson.
But the man playing the former leader of the Blockheads in the touring show, Hit Me