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POSIT

An electronic system that matches buy and sell orders made on an exchange by institutional investors. It was established jointly by BARRA and Investment Technology Group in 1987.

POSIT

An electronic system launched in 1987 that matches institutional buy and sell orders for individual stocks and for portfolios of stocks. Trades are priced from the stock's primary market at the time the match is run, and matches take place at the midpoint of the best asking price and the best selling price. POSIT is a joint venture between Investment Technology Group and BARRA, a financial data provider.
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Indeed, Marcuse confidently posited that it would not be difficult to determine "the question as to who is to decide on the distinction between liberating and repressing, human and inhuman teachings and practices.
43) By calling attention to the seeming oppositions between Descartes's ontological and epistemological resolutions and at the same time pointing to similar oppositions in the perspective theory of Descartes's contemporaries, Baltrusaitis suggests, in effect, that the now-conventionally posited relation between perspective and the Cartesian "space of thought" requires careful reexamination.
Second, it is very difficult to identify exactly who, or what part of the French people actually shared in the collective view posited by the "family romance" model.
Having already posited the way his characters were to be read, Faulkner freed himself to move the scheme of color to the background - still present, still the catalyst, but a shadow - and thus seem to write about other, larger issues of the American South.
In 1917, Einstein posited a version of this energy, which he called the cosmological constant.
Such low variability has been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks and was posited last year as one explanation for elevated rates of cardiovascular disease in electrical workers (SN: 1/30/99, p.
Although scientists have long posited that only a few areas of the brain orchestrate human language abilities, brain-imaging studies increasingly challenge that position.