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Bell

Signal on a stock exchange to indicate the open and close of trading.
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Bell

A traditional bell that is rung to signify the beginning or the end of a trading day. The bell on the New York Stock Exchange is one of the more famous examples. As an increasing number of securities exchanges do most or all of their trading online, a bell has become a symbol or informal term for the beginning or the end of a trading day, rather than a description of a real bell.
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bell

The device that sounds to mark the open and close of each trading day on an organized securities exchange.
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And again, the broken vase had once stood on the book-case.
She had broken the vase! Was the way to discovery about to reveal itself to me through this girl?
He knows how I hate her flowers, and he put her nosegay in the vase out of my way.
Was one of those two vases the vase that had been broken?
The top was ornamented by vases, candelabra, and statuettes, in pairs, placed in a row.
'To Major Fitz-David, with two vases. From his friends, S.
As they struggled to and fro, the table was overturned, and the vase dashed into a thousand fragments.
Heidegger, who sat in his carved arm-chair, holding the rose of half a century, which he had rescued from among the fragments of the shattered vase. At the motion of his hand, the four rioters resumed their seats; the more readily, because their violent exertions had wearied them, youthful though they were.
Even while the party were looking at it, the flower continued to shrivel up, till it became as dry and fragile as when the doctor had first thrown it into the vase. He shook off the few drops of moisture which clung to its petals.
"Do you forgive me all--ALL, besides the vase, I mean?" said the prince, rising from his seat once more, but the old gentleman caught his hand and drew him down again--he seemed unwilling to let him go.
You've done nothing but break a vase, and give us all a fright."
It was plain stroke of serendipity for a Chinese man when he discovered the vase he bought for just a pound (Dh4 approx) is actually an antique, costing between Au50,000 and Au80,000.