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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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In an attempt to settle the mess, Entenza released a boxful of innocuous documents that the research firm had produced and said they were "as boring as boring can be.
I've owned many Remington shotguns and have accumulated a boxful of screw-in chokes with constrictions as tight at .
I have printed off a boxful of studies; it includes some good defenses and many applications.
He said goodbye to his girlfriend and dysfunctional family, packed up a boxful of books--most of them philosophical works--and got on the plane that took him to Camp Shepard, out in the desert.
Several students made a boxful of baskets to exhibit later in the year at Open House.
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.
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.
Having already shot a boxful of film documenting the conditions of California agriculture, she kept driving.
Soon I was an associate, buying MR books by the boxful.
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.