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Post

Particular place on the floor of an exchange where transactions in stocks listed on the exchange occur.
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Post

1. The physical place on an exchange where transactions occur. Posts are most important to exchanges that use the open outcry or a similar system. They are becoming increasingly irrelevant as more exchanges conduct trading electronically. Posts are also called trading posts.

2. To recognize a transaction on an account. For example, if one writes a check for $100 and $100 is deducted from that account three days later, the transaction is set to post on the third day.
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post

A location on the floor of an organized exchange at which assigned securities are traded. Posts are numbered and staffed by specialists. A single location may accommodate the trading of a number of different securities. Also called trading post.

post

To enter information in an account. For example, if a customer sends money to a broker, the brokerage firm will post a credit to the customer's account.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.

post

an accounting term, meaning to enter the details of a transaction in a firm's LEDGER accounts from the details provided in the firm's JOURNAL.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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