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Comparison

Short for "comparison ticket," a memorandum between two brokers that confirms the details of a transaction to be carried out.
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comparison

A confirmation from one broker to another with respect to the details of a security trade. Also called broker comparison, comp.
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MICHAEL OWEN launched a passionate defence of Sven Goran Eriksson last night as he insisted the Swede's achievements stood comparison with any coach in the game.
Michael owen revealed the England squad were metaphorically circling the wagons around Sven-Goran Eriksson as he insisted the Swede's achievements stood comparison with any coach in the game, writes Mark Bradley.