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Definition of Handle

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Handle

The whole-dollar price of a bid or offer is referred to as the handle (ie. if a security is quoted at
101.10 bid and 101.11 offered, 101 is the handle). Traders are assumed to know the handle.



Related Terms:

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

An international bank headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, which
serves as a forum for monetary cooperation among several European central banks, the Bank of Japan, and the
U.S. Federal Reserve System. Founded in 1930 to handle the German payment of World War I reparations, it
now monitors and collects data on international banking activity and promulgates rules concerning
international bank regulation.


batch-level cost

a cost that is caused by a group of things
being made, handled, or processed at a single time


Broker

An individual who is paid a commission for executing customer orders. Either a floor broker who
executes orders on the floor of the exchange, or an upstairs broker who handles retail customers and their
orders.


Broker

An agent who handles public orders to buy or sell financial assets.


controller

the chief accountant (in a corporation) who is responsible
for maintaining and reporting on both the cost
and financial sets of accounts but does not handle or negotiate
changes in actual resources



Dual syndicate equity offering

An international equity placement where the offering is split into two
tranches - domestic and foreign - and each tranche is handled by a separate lead manager.


Inventory returns

Inventory returned from a customer for any reason. This receipt
is handled differently from a standard inventory receipt, typically into an inspection
area, from which it may be returned to stock, reworked, or scrapped.


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Plug

A variable that handles financial slack in the financial plan.


Plus

ealers in government bonds normally give price quotes in 32nds. To quote a bid or offer in 64ths, they
use pluses; a dealer who bids 4+ is bidding the handle plus 4/32 + 1/64, which equals the handle plus 9/64.


treasurer

an individual in a corporation who handles the actual
resources of the organization but who does not have
access to the accounting records



 

 

 

 

 

 

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