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Sellout

A broker's sale of securities on behalf of a client when the client has failed to settle transactions as promised. A common cause of a sellout is a client's failure to meet a margin call.

sellout

The distribution of all the securities in a new issue by the selling group.
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From Back Page three straight sell-outs will raise around PS250,000 of crucial extra funds to keep the club in business as it attempts to find the PS450,000 it needs to settle an unpaid tax bill in time to block an HMRC winding-up order.
Reaching 700 consecutive sell-outs is a lesson for us all to never underestimate what the passion of Red Sox Nation can achieve," said John Henry, Principal Owner.
Hamleys in London has announced its top picks for this year with a new take on the Rubik's Cube a firm favourite to be a sell-out.
Keating's two previous Newmarket appearances have been sell-outs.
The fest sell-outs, he says, show aud demand for better fare.
Those titles are all instant sell-outs when he gets another one out the door, and I can hardly wait for the next one, myself.
Her concerts at the SECC on April 29 and 30 are sure to be sell-outs.
Games are sell-outs and the atmosphere at the club's legendary Koshien Stadium (real grass
But more importantly, notes Johnson, most of the home games were sell-outs, which had never happened in Canadian university hockey before.
When we have these blockbusters, there are some sell-outs and a lot of the time not every seat is taken.
Previous Cheers Beverage Conferences have been sell-outs, so don't wait too long before registering for the event.
It's causing havoc with the other Nutcrackers; we've done three years of full sell-outs," says one artistic director, who asked not to be identified, of her Nutcracker