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Flat

Convertibles: Earning interest on the date of payment only.
General: Having neither a short nor a long position in a stock. Clean.
Market: Characterized by horizontal price movement, usually the result of low activity.
Equities: To execute without commission or markup.

Flat

1. Describing a stock or other security that is neither rising nor falling in price.

2. In foreign exchange, having no position. That is, an investor is flat if he/she has neither bought nor short sold a given currency.

3. Describing a bond that trades without interest that has accumulated since the last coupon payment. It is fairly unusual for bonds to trade flat, as the buyer is normally expected to compensate the seller for the next coupon that the seller will no longer receive from the issuer. However, bonds in default trade flat.

flat

1. Of, relating to, or being a market maker's inventory position that is neither long nor short; that is, the inventory is zero.
2. Of, relating to, or being a bond that trades without accrued interest. For example, bonds of a company in bankruptcy proceedings trade flat. A bond trading flat is indicated in bond transaction tables by the symbol f.

flat

An apartment.
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It is not the first time that controversial incidents have taken place on the land - the land was also flattened and mowed in April, shortly after a suspected arson attack left the whole area badly burnt.
In this paper, the flattened Brazilian disc coefficient was used to measure the size of the flattened Brazilian disc plane instead of the loading angle.
In the second beaker place one GREEN flattened puffin in 200 ml of water and stir.
where [x.sub.t] = {[x.sup.0.sub.t], [x.sup.1.sub.t], [x.sup.2.sub.t]} are triangles of 3D mesh, [u.sub.t] = {[u.sup.0.sub.t], [u.sup.1.sub.t], [u.sup.2.sub.t]} are triangles of flattened mesh, [A.sub.t]--area of 3D triangle t [member of] T, [J.sub.t](u)--2 x 2 Jacobian matrix which defines linear distance between triangles [x.sub.t] and [u.sub.t], L(t) - 2 x 2 transformation matrix between triangles [x.sub.t] and [u.sub.t], [[parallel] x [parallel].sub.F] is the Frobenius norm.
Flatten the dough ball to 2mm in thickness and fill each on one side.
Use of a Combination of a Symmetrical MMI and Tapered Input/Output Waveguides to Flatten the Spectral Response.
"While public records are important, they do not reveal the entire story," Flatten said.
Fourth is the The Italian Job for the Mini car chase through Turin, followed by Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, where Col Kilgore (Robert Duvall) and his helicopters swarm out of the dawn light to flatten a Vietcong village.
Finnish fibre-based materials supplier Ahlstrom Corporation said on Wednesday (6 October) that it would flatten its operative organisation to be more customer driven.
But, price erosion of some of the less hazardous classes and taking back some of the surplus lines business into the standard market may flatten and perhaps erode some of the growth, he said.
Divide dough in half, flatten into a disc and wrap with plastic.