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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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30) When the will to power is taken as the fundamental principle for positing values, Platonism is inverted, while at the same time brought to completion.
Citing the 1478 Treviso Arithmetic, Giorlamo and Giovanntonio (sic) Tagliente's 1548 Libro d'abaco, Robert Recorde's 1542 Grounde of Artes, and Raphael Bombelli's 1572 Algebra, Jaffe speculates: "In the wake of zero, the quest for mathematical knowledge comes to revolve around the positing of impossible fictions that stand for value, count for it, are counterfeits.
Sanchez was the perpetrator, no one would be positing that it was a rape,'' said Senior Deputy Public Defender Neil Quinn.
Each chapter moves from non-literary texts to the canonical triumvirate of Sidney, Spenser, and Shakespeare to the relatively neglected works of Marguerite de Navarre, Aemilia Lanyer, and Elizabeth Cary, each time positing Wroth's oeuvre as a touchstone for the multifaceted, often contested, formation of the gendered subject.