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a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

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Hilliker Corporation is currently marketing three former Floor Trader flooring stores that previously were Georgia Carpet Outlet stores.
The mutations in the marketplace are reflected in his film, but the pie's at its best when profiling the individual characters (mostly men) whose lives were upended by the implementation of "the box" (as one particularly angry floor trader calls the computer).
Investment funds hold a large short position in wheat futures, which leaves the market prone to sharp short-covering rallies, particularly on days when the volume is thin, a CBOT floor trader said.
Enter Cross Check Communications, founded in 1993 by former floor trader and telecommunications manager Catherine Oliven.
John Leitner, a floor trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange Building, said about 1,000 people "went into a total panic" and ran out of the building at around 10am after seeing the planes whiz by their building, which is near the World Trade Centre site.
Passarelli, a former floor trader who now acts as a consultant, offers this basic guide to the options market which will instruct investors on how to execute trades and evaluate stock regardless of market conditions.
It is pretty busy with a lot of activity coming from the CTAs (Commodity Trading Advisers)," a London Metal Exchange floor trader said.
An astute speculator has neither the product or industry knowledge of the company trader or the low transaction costs nor the transaction speed of the floor trader, but has one overwhelming advantage--he or she does not have to speculate unless all the probabilities are in his or her favor--the power to "say no" is an invaluable asset.
LOUIS-The first franchise location for The Floor Trader, the latest retail concept to come from CCA Global Partners, is up and running in Hiawatha, Iowa, and another 20 locations across the United States are scheduled for opening by 2008.
That order then can be routed to a floor trader using a wireless handheld device.
Just as when I was a floor trader, I felt their good fortune reflected badly on mine.
Harry Allwood, a former floor trader for more than a decade, Woodlake Commodity Solutions is now encouraging college students or college graduates who do not have huge capital to start trading investments or those who do not want to be working as regular clerks for a lengthened period of time in order for them to get into trading.
I think BankMed, Bank Audi and the Hariri family, who own a large stake in the company will step in either Wednesday or Thursday to boost the prices above the $13 bracket," Walid Sassia, a floor trader at Al-Mawared Bank, told The Daily Star.
It's a matter of raising money," said Jonathan Jossen, COMEX gold options floor trader.
After securing an economics degree at Nottingham University, he spent nine years as a financial futures and options floor trader with Cargill Investor Services finally becoming head trader of the LIFFE team at Nikko Europe in 1996.