Block listIn the context of general equities, listing of stock the investment bank is looking for (wants to buy) or (wants to sell) at the beginning of the day, whether on an agency or principal basis.
Stumbling blockStumbling block
The term that Bhagwati (1991) used, together with building block, to address whether PTAs help move the world toward or away from multilateral free trade.
Block tradeBlock trade
A large trading order, defined on the New York Stock Exchange as an order that consists of 10,000 shares of a given stock or at a total market value of $200,000 or more.
Blocked currencyBlocked currency
A currency that is not freely convertible to other currencies due to exchange controls.
Blocked fundsBlocked funds
Cash flows generated by a foreign project that cannot be immediately repatriated to the parent firm because of capital flow restrictions imposed by the host government.
Block houseBlock house
Brokerage firms that help to find potential buyers or sellers of large block trades.
Specialist block purchase and sale