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Box

The actual physical location at a brokerage house or bank where securities or other documents are stored for safekeeping. Alternatively, a quotation machine or battery march. Also known as 'the cage.'

Box

The physical location where a brokerage keeps securities being held as collateral on loans. Boxes are used for collateral on margin accounts and other transactions. A box is also called an open box. See also: Free box.

box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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It demolished our 14ft greenhouse and was hanging by the cable which was still attached to the electric box.
At around 9am on Tuesday, August 9, damage was caused to the outside electric box of the home and the electricity went off.
I think it was because the electric box and gas were in the hall.
Black's idiot box bit hit its crescendo with a reminiscence of how he thought he would die when the television knob came off and he had to change channels by turning a pair of pliers, squeezing a little metal rod coming out of an electric box.
No injuries were reported but the shop suffered damage worth thousands of dinars as the counter, chairs, electric box and ironing table were ruined, said Mr Kumar.
I fell on to a green electric box and anyone driving past would probably have thought I was either a drunk or that I was an engineer working on the box.
85 million bolstered by pounds 500,000 added by the acquisition of an electric box business last year.
We also dug (by hand) all our water, propane, and electrical lines; installed our own electric box and set up our propane tank and lines and hooked them up.
Tenders are invited for Works of substitution of electric box located inside the cistern of ship of Fish Wholesalers in Central Market
Suspects set alight wheelie bins outside houses, causing damage to electric box and kitchen window.