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Book

A banker or trader's positions.

Book

1. An informal term for an accounting record such as an income statement. See also: Cook the books.

2. A general term for a record of any sort.

3. See: Subscribe.

book

1. A specialist's information on limit orders to buy and sell the security in which the specialist makes a market. The orders are left by other exchange members who wish to trade at a price that differs from the current market price. The book provides the specialist with an estimate of the demand for and supply of the stock in which he or she is a market maker. Also called specialist's book.
3. An organization's written accounting record.
4. An underwriting syndicate's record of activity for a new security issue.

book

In accounting, to recognize a transaction by recording an entry. For example, a financial institution books a loan when it lends money to a customer.
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It was to him that Simeon turned for training, and eventually went on to become a licentiate member of Designer Bookbinders.
"We expect to see increased segmentation and product specialization, with targeted offerings (flavors and packaging) for specific market segments, rather than the traditional canned-commodities approach," says Bookbinder's O'Neil.
This is followed by the author, title, and publication details; the dimensions; and a systematic description of its appearance, including materials, tooling, sewing structure, endpapers, endbands, and fastenings; chronological lists of provenance, literature, and references; mention of related bindings; and notes giving biographical information about previous owners and about the bookbinder. This detailed scrutiny of the physical appearance, combined with the literature review, allows the binding to be assigned a date and a location.
Howell Jones, born the son of Joshua Jones, of Bwlchmelyn, a printer and bookbinder, between Pontselli and Cenarth, attended the local school at Cenarth and a high-class school at Cardigan.
A majority may assume that a profound schooling and apprenticeship is mandatory to become a good bookbinder, but Saladzius, who is a former lecturer at Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, maintains that the bookbinder's excellence lies solely with the would-be bookbinder's determination and dedication.
What is known about the bejeweled edition comes primarily from its bookbinder and from an article in The New York Times of April 21, 1912.
It was launched on July 1 of this year and is managed by Richard Bookbinder, managing member of Bookbinder Capital Management and a hedge fund veteran with more than a decade of experience running money.
Mr Caswell, aged 74, is a retired engineer and keen gardener, and helps to run the Harpers Lane Allotment Society in the town, while his 71-year-old wife, a former bookbinder, enjoys going to the gym, according to neighbours.
Based on the first part of Stephenie Meyer's best- selling novels Inkheart (Cert PG, 101 mins) FATHER and bookbinder Mo Folchart (Brendan Fraser) has kept a terrible secret from his daughter Meggie (Eliza Bennett) since she was three.
Michael Faraday was born the son of a blacksmith and was apprenticed to a bookbinder at an early age, but developed a passion for science that led him to a job as a scientist's assistant.
One of these young pups is a San Francisco artist named Maya Bookbinder, whose day job is actually binding books.