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Post

Particular place on the floor of an exchange where transactions in stocks listed on the exchange occur.

Post

1. The physical place on an exchange where transactions occur. Posts are most important to exchanges that use the open outcry or a similar system. They are becoming increasingly irrelevant as more exchanges conduct trading electronically. Posts are also called trading posts.

2. To recognize a transaction on an account. For example, if one writes a check for $100 and $100 is deducted from that account three days later, the transaction is set to post on the third day.

post

A location on the floor of an organized exchange at which assigned securities are traded. Posts are numbered and staffed by specialists. A single location may accommodate the trading of a number of different securities. Also called trading post.

post

To enter information in an account. For example, if a customer sends money to a broker, the brokerage firm will post a credit to the customer's account.

post

an accounting term, meaning to enter the details of a transaction in a firm's LEDGER accounts from the details provided in the firm's JOURNAL.
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With 20 runners set to go to post, it's essential to be stalled towards the far side, so the selection's berth in box 18 looks ideal.
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A TOTAL of eight horses are set to go to post for the Stan James Challow Novices' Hurdle at Newbury today.
Pearce has had eight winners from just 17 to go to post and he saddles Fantasy Ride in the 2.30 Keith Mercer is 5-9 for Brian Ellison this term and rides his Ladies Best (1.10) at Musselburgh SIGNPOSTS PAGE 22 TRAINERSPOT PAGE 23
IT'S Darley July Cup day at New market tomorrow witrh a field of 22 due to go to post for the feature race of the week at Headquarters (3.10).
A MAXIMUM field of six will go to post for Sunday's Group Two Prix Niel at Longchamp on Sunday.
jjIf eight go to post then Fair Along would be my each-way jolly at 25s.
SOME interesting young fillies will go to post for the opening William Hill Maiden at Lingfield (2.10).
Only four runners go to post for the pounds 26,500 Listed Hopeful Stakes, won in impressive fashion by Ben Hanbury's charge last season.
Kaleo (2.05) and Space Station (5.30) go for him at his local track pounds 87.67 That's the phenomenal profit you would have made to a pounds 1 level stake had you backed all of Richard Fahey's runners in 3yo+ handicaps at Wolverhampton this season thanks to seven winners from 26 to go to post. Optical Illusion (6.15) and Handsome Falcon (8.15) are worth looking out for Saeed Bin Suroor has won Redcar's 3.55 three times in the last five years.