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Piece

Apply mainly to convertible securities. Increment of bonds that trade in portions of $1000 minimum. Not all bonds can be traded in "pieces," and the increments can vary.
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Piece

Part of a block or exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. A piece is any section of this bought or sold separately from the rest of the block.
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piece

A part of a large security offering.
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"He went to pieces in the end,"said Scanlon who, boxing for the Birmingham City club, goes forward to the next Midlands stage at Stoke on April 1.
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KATIE O'BRIEN lost her temper and her chance of a place in the second round after a marathon match against Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic The 23-year-old from Yorkshire, playing her third Grand Slam event of the year, led 3-1 in the deciding set but went to pieces as the world No.35 won through 6-2 5-7 6-4 in a match that lasted six minutes over two hours in the blazing sun of Wimbledon.
Vaidisova keeps her cool Anna Chakvetadze traded at a low of 1.13 against Nicole Vaidisova, but the fiery Russian went to pieces after losing the second set and it was Vaidisova who kept her head remarkably well in the decider.
The 1985 Open winner went to pieces on the last nine as he managed par just twice and hit five bogeys and two doubles.
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The Ryder Cup star went to pieces and missed the fairway on the 18th.
As hard as he was, he still often went to pieces when confronted by his mum, his wife, his sister, his kids or his shrink.
Look at how William Gallas and Kolo Toure (right) went to pieces in the presence of Wayne Rooney last Sunday.