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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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This is both the most interesting and most confusingly argued part of Baltrusaitis's narrative, and it leads him to call the Minim Order a "Cartesian centre."(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.
The initial draft of Stanford's code was strongly influenced by professor Thomas Grey of the law school, who has posited that, under certain circumstances, constitutional commitments to freedom of expression, and to civil liberties in general, conflict with the nation's commitment to providing equal access to educational opportunities, and to civil rights in general.
Although the situation appeared completely chaotic, Kauffman discovered that when each gene was controlled by only two other genes, the on-off patterns would settle down into about 10 repeating cycles, or "basins of attraction." He posited that these basins corresponded to the different cell types that are produced by the same set of genes in every multicellular organism.
The understanding posited here, that the spiritual may be accessed via the physical, may constitute a poetic or philosophical stance, but - one begins to feel Reinhardt was correct - scarcely a moral one.
Grotius stands in the middle of the story because he posited the mathematical model of self-interest in his epochal De Indis, defended Dutch overseas interests with his Mare liberum, and formulated his epochal De iure belli ac pacis after his political career in the Dutch Republic had ended.
In 1917, Einstein posited a version of this energy, which he called the cosmological constant.
Antonin Scalia, however, posited that since the law was passed by an elected legislature, and there has been no citizen movement to repeal it, the citizens of Ohio must want it.
In recognition of this ambiguity, the viewer potentially occupies both subject positions; yet, whatever compassion the fiction of knowin what it feels like on the "other" side might generate, the exhibition's visitor profile posited by this piece is deeply ingrained with racist attitudes.
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.
Art in the 1990s" (with the exception of Jeffrey Vallance), posited the proximity of current art from Los Angeles and Viennese Aktionismus.