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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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Four clearers are currently linked together: EuroCCP, Swiss x-clear, EMCF, and the UK arm of LCH.
Next Thursday's free workshop will be held from 9am at Clearer Thoughts, in Netherton.
THE full scale of the huge job losses faced by Kirklees Council is now becoming far clearer.
We need clearer positions from a large part of the developed world.
Sony unveils touch-screen Walkman with clearer color display
And it's becoming clearer and clearer that this mass of platitudinous, high-minded expression pouring forth from Obama as--it is beginning--it's going to sit on people who are going to ask, What's he saying?
Northumbrian Water's CD-Rom Water Made Clearer has already been distributed to 70 schools in the region to explain how water is used in sewage treatment and then returned to the environment.
European Union Public Health Commissioner Markos Kyprianou announced that 146 makers of soft drinks and fast food have agreed voluntarily to reformulate sugar, fat and salt levels, make labels clearer, agree on common advertising norms and promote healthy lifestyles.
It's really hard to describe how much brighter things are and how much clearer the colors are out of this new lens.
I believe the damage from this strategic capitulation will be come clearer over the next 6-12 months as they are required to aggressively incentivize even brand new (and much improved) product like the GMT 900.
Now, the same supplier has come out with the first antiblock that reportedly leaves LLDPE film clearer than the same resin without antiblock.
A few years ago Microsoft quietly introduced--but never promoted--a Windows utility designed to make the text on a computer screen appear clearer (JofA, Oct.