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Box

The actual physical location at a brokerage house or bank where securities or other documents are stored for safekeeping. Alternatively, a quotation machine or battery march. Also known as 'the cage.'

Box

The physical location where a brokerage keeps securities being held as collateral on loans. Boxes are used for collateral on margin accounts and other transactions. A box is also called an open box. See also: Free box.

box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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However, lest anyone think all this will prompt the choreographer to rest on a divan and munch a boxful of bonbons, Morris emphasizes that he still leads his troupe on the road for half the year, sometimes on one-night stands, to survive.
My friends who, have grown tired of me showing up with a boxful for them to sharpen in their spare time.
Miranda Spalding Gray Rick Johnson Noah Emmerlich Lisa Johnson Mischa Barton Franky Johnson Gideon Jacobs Mike Patrick Fitzgerald Even seeing Lili Taylor and Courtney Love swap tongue isn't enough to lend "Julie Johnson" more edge, let alone nutritional value, than a boxful of Twinkies.
Soon I was an associate, buying MR books by the boxful. Whatever Paul and Harry wrote, I read.
Rumour has it that, following protracted negotiations with `the Social', the birthday boy has currently "got a few quid" for the first time since he invested in a boxful of luminous plastic frogs that failed to make the expected splash two or three Christmases ago.
It read "Tool Sharpening." Curious, I gathered a boxful of dull old handsaws and circular saw blades in my garage and carried them up to the store with the hope of getting them sharpened.
It's been my great seasonal pleasure to send a socking great boxful on your behalf - and for his part, Sir Harry has asked me to pass this message to you:
"One of the masons this story exploded in January," Los Angeles Times Washington bureau chief Doyle McManus told me, "is that when the story first came up, every investigative reporter had a boxful of related stories" about Clinton's dalliances.
Depending on the part type, the quantity on the assembly line may be a pallet's worth, a boxful, or whatever the order quantity.
Beltzer once returned a government check for $15,000, balking at the boxful of forms he had to fill out--and the regulations that went with it.
In Admiring Silence, however, Gurnah relies on the sociologist and a boxful of lazy habitual generalities to carry his novel.
32/V.42bis modems "by the boxful," putting them on its Atex front end, its mainframe system and into the homes of programmers for remote access.