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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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"Every team with mental blocks, they don't want the ball."
However, Raja felt that there is still a chance for Pakistan, saying that he felt that that there was a mental block in the Pakistan batsmen, given that they did not play their natural game, which made it easier for the West Indies.
Strangely, the Toffees of Everton have probably got more momentum than any of the other semi-finalists at this stage - but they always seem to have a mental block against their city rivals.
3pm DW STADUIM WIGAN vMAN UTD WIGAN boss Roberto Martinez admits his team have a mental block when it comes to playing Manchester United.
ANDY REID has warned Sunderland they must not let their away-day blues turn into a mental block.
But he said: "We haven't played well for the last month but we are confident there will be no mental block in the next game."
In the NFC, Philadelphia are obvious but my hometown team have some sort of mental block and don't seem to be able to pull it out for the big games.
For a player who is doing so much to raise his profile at the moment, the whole of Wales seems to have a mental block on Tom Shanklin.
I BELIEVE Rhodri Morgan must have had some temporary mental block or seizure of the mind to have acted as he did.
"Other teams use failure as an excuse for more failure and it becomes a mental block," he said.
Tap on them?" A number of the emotional acupressure techniques consist of tapping gently on various spots on your head and upper body while thinking about an emotional issue or mental block. One of the easiest, and most popular, is Emotional Freedom Techniques or EFT, developed by Gary Craig several years ago.
"It's a mental block he's going to have to get over, when he's back playing consistently over a number of games."