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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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But for some reason we have a mental block playing at home, some of the players.
I think it is silly to talk about a mental block (against Italy).
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.
KEVIN DOWNES doesn't believe Na Piarsaigh have to overcome a mental block in Saturday's AIB All-Ireland club semi-final against Oulart-The Ballagh.
And Nicol, who won 23 caps from scrum-half, said: "We have this mental block against England at Twickenham, not winning there since 1983 - we don't have that same mental block against Australia.
Shinji "So because of that I have to really focus on the second half of the season and overcome that mental block.
Giles, however, does not believe there is a national mental block when it comes to clinching 50-over silverware.
You've all said I had a mental block and that I was struggling but I have no psychological or mental problems at all.
JAMES Collins is hoping to reproduce his club form for his country at Wembley tomorrow - after admitting he suffers a mental block on Wales duty.
If Inter don't reach Madrid or even the semi-finals, for sure this year we have lifted the huge mental block of playing in the Champions League," he said.
I don't think they have a mental block about beating New Zealand.
Robins chief Iffy Onuora said: "We seem to have a mental block when we are in with a chance of going ahead.