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Firms that conduct business as broker-dealers in securities or in the investment banking field are characterized as houses.

House

A broker-dealer or underwriting person or firm. Houses are usually large institutions, but may also be an individual. They provide investment advising services, place and execute orders on behalf of clients, and place new issues with investors.

house

An organization that acts as a broker-dealer or an underwriter.

house

In real estate jargon, generally indicates a detached dwelling on a parcel of its own land.

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A houseful screening is always a heart-warming sight, especially for arthouse movies.
We are expecting a houseful audience for her keynote address,Eoe1/4A[yen] Dr Satish Nambiar, chairman of ISC, said.
He's been playing this role so long he doesn't even realise that in the end it's a lonely path." Connor's romantic scepticism proves to be a bit of a downer on the eve of his brother Paul's wedding and doesn't exactly impress his houseful of guests, including his childhood friend Jenny (Jennifer Garner) who has no patience with Connor's philandering ways.
These artists challenged the very notion of the museum by transforming individual artifacts into art; Pardo takes their deconstruction of the institution a Step further, asking what happens when we treat an entire houseful of objects as artworks.
"Rachel Getting Married" may not tell you anything new about how "unhappy families" survive, but it will make you feel you've spent some time with three-dimensional characters, rather than a houseful of cardboard cutouts.
she lives with a houseful of Bull Terriers, she breeds them, she contributes to dog publications, and her home is the place where people gather together with their dogs for training sessions.
For Rosalind Kemp, youngest in a houseful of girls, her thirteenth year holds even more surprises than most as she stumbles upon family secrets and the realization that she has inherited a prophetic gift.
Jane begins to question her feelings for Rochester, who s uddenly leaves, only to return with a houseful of society's finest.
When BUILDER magazine took on the challenge of creating a show home that reflected the reality of everyday American life, one window and door manufacturer provided a houseful of real solutions.
After asking the community to nominate deserving military families, Gallery chose a 19-year veteran, partnered with a homebuilder and gave the family -- with five children -- a new house and a houseful of new furniture.
Lovers of Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, and Hercule Poirot will delight as Erast Fandorin, Russian diplomat-sleuth, finally identifies the culprit who killed a houseful of people in Paris and continues to turn people into dead bodies.
It's set in and around a rest home run by no-nonsense Nurse Klivia (Loes Luca), a sort of benevolent Mary Poppins-Florence Nightingale to a houseful of such misfit eccentrics as her ingenue daughter (Tjitske Reidinga), apparently fresh from the Audrey Tautou school of wide-eyed innocence; a hunky, pigeon-tending professional thief who struts around memorably in tighty whiteys (Waldemar Torenstra); and a merrily rotund engineer (Beppe Costa) who concocts pills that promote "niceness."