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Cross

Securities transaction in which the same broker acts as agent for both sides of the trade; a legal practice only if the broker first offers the securities publicly at a price higher than the bid.

Cross

To match and execute two orders made to the same broker. Suppose a broker receives one order to buy 1,000 shares at $45 and another to sell 1,000 shares at $45. If he matches these two together, he is said to cross the orders. Crossing is subject to some regulation to prevent conflict of interest on the part of the broker.

cross

To match, by a single broker or dealer, a buy order and a sell order. For example, a floor broker may have an order to buy 500 shares of IBM at $120 and another order to sell 500 shares of IBM at the same price. Subject to certain rules, the floor broker may cross the order by matching the sell and the buy orders. Crossing of stock is common in large blocks.
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The technique for calculation of the cross-section strength described in this chapter is influenced by the monotonously increasing one-path loading.
In some materials, this has been shown not to be the case, and degradation may vary over the exposed cross-section as a result of diffusion-limited oxidation (ref.
3, micrographs show cross-sections of the interfacial area in the "good" and "bad" films of the previous example.
Black pad affected board exposed to humidity, a) Optical cross-section image across a blister bubble, b) Plan-view SEM image of another region of the same part.
Figure 2 illustrates cross-section of Goksu dam and spillway structure.
The method of calculating the coordinates of fibre cut-through points on the cross-section surface is illustrated in Fig.
full-round submerged cross-section (machined into a single mold plate); and
In addition, the cross-section of elementary fiber is not perfectly round.
London-based artist Kovats said: "The cross-section is a way of understanding anything in the natural world.
The sample is imaged during or immediately after the polishing which results in extremely short inspection times for each cross-section.