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Continuous net settlement (CNS)

Method of securities clearing and settlement using a clearing house, which matches transactions to securities available, resulting in one net receive or deliver position at the end of the day.

Continuous Net Settlement

A clearing practice in which all buy and sell orders are settled within a brokerage firm. That is, all buy and sell orders are offset against each other on a particular trading day, such that only orders that are "left over" remain to be settled. This results in fewer securities needing to be moved into or out of a particular brokerage.

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Los Angeles County is home to more than a half-million people with ties to Central America, according to 2005 Census Bureau figures.
buildings in the area and tie-in with many other buildings on Central Park West.
There are positive supply shocks, which can have a transitory deflationary impact on measures of aggregate price changes, but just as with negative supply shocks like an oil price hike, so long as it is a relative price shift, it is not the central bank's concern.
West Central had a very successful 2003 and 2004, but we're certainly not content to just 'keep up'--as I'm sure each of our members wants to be as successful as they can be.
Comprising the countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama, Central America has a gross domestic product (GDP) of US$68,021 million.
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Under the Millennium Challenge Account (MCA), good governance criteria are designed to support and encourage the efforts of Central American leaders thus far and provide incentives for continuing political and social reforms.
According to the Tax Court, if Central had used the return from the bonds acquired from Colonial to operate as a holding company and manage the financial instruments to finance the intended expansion, it would have been (1) using the target's assets in the financial operations of the newly created entity and (2) continuing the historical business of managing and investing bonds and bond funds.
The introductory section deals with the difficulties in and different ways of defining the Middle East and Central Asia, the basic ecological and demographic features of each region, styles of contemporary anthropological inquiry, and what might be called the 'proto-ethnographic' descriptions of these regions' societies and cultures which were produced by Europeans involved in various imperialist projects during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
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Central Parking Corporation's Board of Directors, following the unanimous recommendation of a Special Committee composed entirely of independent directors, has approved the merger agreement and also will recommend approval by Central Parking's shareholders.

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