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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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* Of the two county population groups, law enforcement agencies in nonmetropolitan law enforcement agencies cleared a higher percentage of violent crimes than did those in metropolitan counties: 61.6 percent versus 53.1 percent.
Also, for the office of Vice President (East), Mr Samuel Egbala and Mr Dom Isute, emerged as cleared contestants, while for the office of Vice President (West), Mr Mustapha Isa was cleared.
Liu Hao of China in the Snatch cleared a weight of 172kg and 176kg in the second and third attempts before failing to pick 168kg in the first attempt while in the Clean and Jerk Chinese weightlifter cleared a weight of 205kg in the first attempt, 211kg in the second attempt and failed to pick 216kg because of in his left leg hamstring injury.
4 : to go over or by without touching <The ball I hit cleared the fence.>
It is estimated that Australia cleared 564,800 hectares of bushland and native vegetation in 1999/2000, making us the sixth worst land clearer on Earth.
Marguiles said the Sanitation crews were trying to give the owners a break by allowing just a path to be cleared. "They give out 500 tickets every day normally," he noted.
In the last few years, researchers at INPE and the National Institute for Research on Amazonia, based in Manaus, Brazil, challenged Setzer's fire-counting technique and began gauging deforestation by mapping cleared areas on images taken by Landsat satellites.
Among the streets cleared of sidewalk vendors and illegal structures by PROBE include the 3.9-kilometer stretch of S.
Aside from streets being used by illegal vendors, Eleazar said among the roads to also be cleared are those illegally used as illegal terminals by jeepneys and buses.
Eurex Clearing, one of the worlds leading central counterparties (CCP), has cleared its first swap transaction for end clients domiciled in the U.S.
Citi (NYSE: C) and asset manager, Robeco, have completed the first centrally cleared inflation swap ever processed on behalf of a continental European buy-side client.
According to the firm, the authorisation covers all OTC derivatives and futures products currently cleared by CME Clearing Europe.