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PORTAL

A trading platform operated by NASDAQ of closely-held companies and other companies for investment by extremely high net-worth individuals. This market is largely exempt from the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. In 2007, the Portal Market required an individual to have a minimum net worth of $100 million to qualify to trade on it.

PORTAL

A NASD trading system for unregistered foreign and domestic securities.
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We'll run her into the nearest English port," said Bradley, "and then we'll all go ashore and get our V.
Questioning the Germans, I found that all except the commander were willing to resume their posts and aid in bringing the vessel into an English port.
Captain Van Horn, standing aft on the port quarter, gauging the slant of the wind on the sails and the inadequate steering of the black at the wheel, had not seen Jerry because of the intervening skylight.
Furthermore, it was ten years since he had been stolen from Port Adams by Fanfoa, and he was homesick.
He landed at Port Adams with a wealth of rifles and tobacco such as no one man had ever possessed before.
From the Marquesas I sailed with sufficient absinthe in ballast to last me to Tahiti, where I outfitted with Scotch and American whisky, and thereafter there were no dry stretches between ports.
And in less than two days the Susquehanna, by putting on high pressure, could arrive in that port.
The officer of the port conducted them to the telegraph office through a concourse of spectators.
Nor has Patagonia been affected only by upward movements: the extinct tertiary shells from Port St.
On reaching our port I there learnt, for the first time, the reason these passengers had for seizing their opportunity of escaping from the ship.
By-and-by he says: 'Was that you talking just now in the port alleyway?
Why, sir," said be, "is it for a man that is upon such adventures as you are to come into a port, and not examine first what ships there are there, and whether he is able to deal with them?