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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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He said: "I don't think it's a mental block because we played very well.
But he claimed talk of any serious mental block is wrong.
PSYCHIATRIST Steve Peters is not going to Brazil just to sort out England's mental block over penalties, according to Roy Hodgson, writes Tom Hopkinson.
Shinji "So because of that I have to really focus on the second half of the season and overcome that mental block.
That's a mental block and I'm sure once Watto scores a few more centuries, it will become more natural and he'll understand how to get big hundreds," he added.
McDermott believes Blues may have a mental block when it comes to performing in front of their own supporters.
Jessica Alexander from the Sleep Council said: "It seems that parents have a mental block when it comes to the provision of a decent bed.
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.
As well as sparking increasing criticism of the age of the squad, it also led some to question whether there was now a mental block preventing Chelsea's players from taking that final step.
He will not be the first or the last batsman to suffer a mental block on a ground where he has a history of low scores.
ANDY REID has warned Sunderland they must not let their away-day blues turn into a mental block.
And Williams, now 82, added: 'The Andy Haden line-out dive in 1978 and last autumn's one point defeat was a mental block that should now hopefully be consigned to the bin.