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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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The boxfuls of papers contain full documentation - including receipts and invoices-of the MPs' claims under the Additional Cost Allowance (ACA), which covers the expense of running a second home while living away from their constituencies on parliamentary business.
Workers at Booklands, in Bangor, expect boxfuls of copies at pounds 11.
Like boxfuls of brass flower urns, or plaques that say "In memory of our beloved mother," or carloads of construction-grade aluminum pipe.
Ibrox officials were gob-smacked when boxfuls of the green white and gold top hats from Champions League sponsors Amstel arrived before the clash with Sturm Graz.
However many boxfuls of statistics the Bookmakers' Committee has prepared, Bell would be foolish to turn Hughes down flat because, in the event of a referral, the man whose opinion will carry most weight with Jack Straw is Rob Hughes.