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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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(CAIR "will do more than add insult to injury," said Angela Ledford, director of Clear the Air, in a statement.
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."
For more information, go to www.mercuryhurts.org, or contact the Clear the Air campaign at (202) 887-1715, 1200 18th St.
To help clear the air in national parks this summer, take action at: www.npca.org/action.
Officials from the Transport and General Workers Union and Amicus will hold 'clear the air' talks with John Towers, chairman of Phoenix Venture Holdings, which owns the firm.
Multi-millionaire businessman John Madejski said the Conservatives needed a resolution to current uncertainty over Mr Duncan Smith's position and claimed an election would "clear the air".
It's good to see that S4C is trying to clear the air.
During this it could be tactfully suggested that a weekly meeting might clear the air over issues both sides are unhappy about.
The masks were provided by volunteers from Clear The Air, a non-profit group established to promote action on and awareness of air pollution in Hong Kong.
After 30 years of silence and foot dragging, we must clear the air. In this issue Catholic Insight brings the plea of a bishop to his fellow bishops in Canada to fully endorse Humanae vitae.
Boss Graham Barrow and chairman David Gilpatrick are to face the fans tomorrow night in a clear the air meeting.
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