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Deck

In futures and options, an informal term for open orders. Brokers have a deck they attempt to fill at the desired prices. A deck is the equivalent of a book on the equity market.
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We're all in this together So the politicians say The banks lost all the money So now we all have to pay I didn't risk my savings I just put them in the bank Reckless bankers made their millions And while they played my nest egg shrank To reward me for my prudent ways MPs have made it clear The money pigs have cleared the trough So I must work an extra year We all must work to sixty six I don't think that sounds great At least I make the cut off point Or be I'd working til sixty eight "We're all in this together" Roll up your sleeves and clear the decks We'll all work on for an extra year While bankers take more bonus cheques Ian Kenyon, Huyton
Will you make major commitments or will you clear the decks and start again?
"So I had to make a few phone calls to clear the decks. I'm not 'fessing up to how many." Douglas, 67, learned how to charm women from actor dad Kirk's famous pals.
The Prime Minister said the new policing Green Paper would "clear the decks" and cut down on bureaucracy so officers could spend more time tackling crime instead of filling out forms.
"It's another thing to go in on the assumption that a quick burst of violent action will somehow clear the decks and that you can move on and other people will put back together - Iraq, for example," he told the Muslim lifestyle magazine Emel.
CLEAR the decks and put some spin in your sea fishing!
The king's move was a dramatic step in his campaign to clear the decks of his father's inner circle.
A full ruling would clear the decks for the sale of ABB's oil, gas and petrochemicals business, seen as worth around pounds 843 million.
NIGEL Clough could take over as boss at relegation-threatened Shrewsbury Town - if the club decide to clear the decks in the summer.
But he added: ``We are only interested in the abolition of the present assembly to clear the decks for a better form of devolution for Wales.
Though Joe Boxer executives couldn't be reached, it's known that the company had to reach termination agreement with licensees in some categories in order to clear the decks for the Kmart deal, which apparently extends beyond apparel to all merchandise categories.
SAN later as the volumes increase and data traffic needs to be eased to clear the decks for the applications.