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Comparison

Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.
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comparison

A confirmation from one broker to another with respect to the details of a security trade. Also called broker comparison, comp.
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She described the Mahars largely by comparisons. In this way they were like unto thipdars, in that to the hairless lidi.
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By comparison, 16TB of disk storage will cost approximately $200,000 for IDE/ATA; $560,000 for mid-range disk; and $1.28 million for enterprise disk using the midpoints of each price range.