commission house

Commission house

A firm that buys and sells futures contracts for customer accounts. Related: futures commission merchant, omnibus account.

commission house

A firm whose primary business is the execution of its customers' orders to buy and sell securities, activities for which it earns a fee. Commission houses earn the name from acting as brokers rather than as dealers.
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A meeting was held in Kohat Commission House and all the heads of government and private institutions were present in the meeting on Friday.
Contract awarded for acquisition of installation and service provision in black out roller curtains for two offices administrative commission house of police club of chile.
Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission House Committee on Foreign Affairs brought Bahrain Center for Human Rights Director of Foreign Relations, Ms.
Two years ago, when they found the old man living by himself in a run-down commission house in Sunshine, beer bottles spilling from weathered boxes next to the outdoor toilet and a Penthouse poster sticky-taped to his bedroom wall, it was Ronnie who had suggested they build a flat for the old man in their backyard, adjoining the brick garage.
Lead: From a low last Monday of $438, lead benefited from aggressive merchant borrowing which saw the spread level at one time, consumer buying benefiting from the weaker dollar and finally fund and commission house short covering as the three month price climbed to a high of $465 on both Thursday and Friday before closing the week at $461.
In 1979 they vacated the Commission house after having purchased a place in the area.
Rockefeller, 23 years old, invested in an oil refining business $4000 he had accumulated through a partnership in a produce commission house, Clark & Rockefeller.
It employed Asian subcontractors, purchased an interest in a major Asian commission house, and expanded its Canadian and European interests.
Terra Futuros is a full commission house and member of the BM&FBovespa (Brazil) that relies on a qualified professional team with international experience focused on execution services in the Commodities and Financial Derivatives Markets
Fund and commission house selling did the damage with a 5,900 tonne further increase in stocks not helping.
Victims of the scam report receiving a letter from the International Clearing Commission House in Ottawa, Ontario, that claims they have won a large cash prize in the American Lottery Sweepstakes.

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