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Clear

To settle a trade by the seller delivering securities and the buyer delivering funds in the proper form. A trade that does not clear is said to fail. Comparison of the details of a transaction between broker/dealers prior to settlement; final exchange of securities for cash on delivery.

Clear

To settle a transaction by the payment of the price and often the delivery of the goods. Because so many transactions occur at a given time, and because they may directly or indirectly involve a number of third parties, such as brokers, dealers, or specialists, clearing firms settle most transactions in exchange for a fee.

clear

To pay for securities delivered into an account and accept funds for securities delivered out of an account.

clear

Of or relating to a trade in which the seller delivers securities and the buyer delivers funds in the prescribed manner and on time. Compare fail. See also good delivery.
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A significant advantage of Clear the Air and other Earth Care Products is that they do not have to make contact with the odor source.
He said: "The date of the public meeting will be advertised in due course, allowing both objectors and supporters the opportunity to put forward their views and clear the air.
AAS a person who likes to clear the air, I can sympathise.
Explain that you don't want what happened to ruin your friendship and suggest getting together to clear the air.
Cheryl and Ashley are a sealed deal - but they need this dinner to clear the air between the families.
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RAFAEL BENITEZ will decide on his Liverpool future once the Champions League campaign is over as club chief executive Rick Parry signalled he wants to clear the air with the Reds manager.
McLaren drivers Hamilton and Alonso held peace talks yesterday to clear the air before Sunday's Turkish GP at Istanbul.
But the 22-year-old yesterday claimed he and Alonso are again on speaking terms, with plans to clear the air further before the next race in Turkey in just over a fortnight's time.
A new campaign, Let's Clear The Air On Dust, is being targeted at building sites and work places across South Wales to raise awareness of the risks.
Members of the ensemble have their issues, with the world as well as one another, but a funny comment is usually all that's necessary to clear the air.
New York City Transit (NYCT), for example, took the lead and purchased 10 prototype hybrid buses in 1998, helping clear the air in a metropolis with very poor air quality.