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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 principle is decisive because it names that power by which values are posited, while Heidegger's meditation on this principle in the 1930's brings him closer to unveiling modernity's one-dimensional disclosure of beings through Machenschaft as merely that which "stands in reserve" (Gestell) as a resource for consumption.
In God's self-emptying, "God is each and every thing."(77) Yet this, Abe insists, is not a variant of pantheism, since pantheism posits an identity between God and the empirical world in which God is an impersonal absolute, without the intentionality required of an act of a "self-negation." But in God's identification with all things, there is no self-withholding on God's part.
And while the relation the author posits between meditative devotional literature and the Soledades prologue is suggestive, one wonders whether that parallel precludes a simple invitation to otium and to literature as a retreat from action.
He posits that Lebanon's inherent deficiencies, such as its "fragile confessional democracy," civility and such, made it "vulnerable to inter-Arab and superpower rivalries" (p.
Edward McBride posits the idea of a "presumption against all war" (C.I., April 2003, pp.
And in the film the scheduled, automated replacement of family members posits the family unit as a template rather than a unique community.
Garrett posits that the turbocharger's ability to squeeze out more torque and power from an existing engine is a big factor in diesel's projected growth.
Rather, he posits a mythic persecution of vulnerable outsiders that dates back to the beginnings of the American experience, and that directly relates persecution of minorities to persecution of political dissidents.
The Riemann hypothesis posits that practically all the solutions to a certain famous equation have a simple relationship to one another.
Explanations for a big phenomenon like the two and a half century war considered here are generally of two main kinds: one posits the convergence of many small causes, the other looks for one big cause.
The survey posits there is a perception that international students find the higher ed climate unwelcoming in the U.S.