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Drop

Refers to over-the-counter trading. Remove from OTC trading list; hence, no longer making a market in a security.
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Drop

To remove a security from a list of securities for which a dealer serves as a counterparty in the over-the-counter market.
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References in classic literature ?
At the end of the rue Saint-Blaise, Penelope had dropped dead. This decease was doubted in the house of the receiver-general; but at the Prefecture it was authenticated that the poor beast had expired as she turned into the courtyard of the hotel Cormon, with such velocity had the old maid flown to meet her husband.
I love you both dearly LG x" And he couldn't resist getting another dig in at the couple, adding: "Since when has telling somebody to be careful worse than wishing some1 drop DEAD or hoping someone dies of AIDS let's get things into perspective wishing you all LOVE n LIGHT LG x" His second tweet refers to another row last year in which Sara is reported to have taken aim at him on Instagram, allegedly writing: "Please god have dropped dead by the time my kids are on social media."
QUEEN'S PARK boss Gus MacPherson reckons the Hampden pitch has never been in better shape - even after a pigeon dropped dead on it.
The "drop dead" comment is a reaction to an alleged comment by MacDonald, who, according to a report in The Sun , wrote on Instagram that she hoped Liam would "have dropped dead by the time my kids are on social media".
Rumour had it that, when a number were before him for returning late when the ship was in the Grand Harbour, Malta, some claimed they were returning in a gharry (Maltese horse-drawn carriage) when the horse dropped dead, so they had to walk.
A SCHOOLGIRL tragically dropped dead on Saturday while warming up for a camogie match.
According to reports, some 5,000 birds apparently just dropped dead in Arkansas earlier this week.