Brokerly

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Brokerly Mean; servile.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Only three horses who had never previously won a race earned their first victories at the Kentucky Derby. They were Buchanan in 1884, Sir Barton in 1919 and Brokers Tip in 1933.
    • brokerly Mean; servile.
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Quotations

  • Honore De Balzac
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    “I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race.”
  • Oscar Wilde
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    “With an evening coat and a white tie, anybody, even a stock broker, can gain a reputation for being civilized.”

Usage

In literature:

Broker a girl is, Ronny meant to say, more a fellow should stick to her.
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
No, I ain't gettin' her mixed with any of Mr. Ziegfeld's stars, nor she ain't any broker's bride plucked from the switch-board.
"Torchy and Vee" by Sewell Ford
So my father, at the age of sixteen and a half, lent a willing ear to the cooing voice of the marriage broker.
"The Promised Land" by Mary Antin
A good, honest broker or commission merchant is probably the most satisfactory channel for handling large quantities of kernels.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Even the curb brokers have fallen back on racing tin rolling toys and matching quarters.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
I am a broker, and clerk of a broker, and out a considerable part of the day.
"The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane," by William Brodie Gurney
The broker looked at his watch.
"The Easiest Way" by Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow
The broker, who sat down again, made a little dejected gesture.
"The Gold Trail" by Harold Bindloss
The brokers in the house!
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
It was a typewritten communication from a firm of brokers in Washington.
"The Four Pools Mystery" by Jean Webster
On our way to our inn, we met one of the brokers to whom we had spoken in the morning.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
Exchangers were little more than the pawn-brokers of today and a bank was a pawn-shop where pledges were stored.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
What has a broker to do with lather?
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville
I have engaged no broker as yet, of course.
"The Brand of Silence" by Harrington Strong
You're in a broker's office, aint you?
"Rufus and Rose" by Horatio Alger, Jr
Also, the commission under which brokers sometimes guarantee to the insured the solvency of the underwriters.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
It is a good rule never to buy stocks that brokers urge you to buy.
"Successful Stock Speculation" by John James Butler
These larger houses have no brokers or "outside" men in their employ.
"Elements of Foreign Exchange" by Franklin Escher
In this way the seething crowd of anxious brokers on the floor got word of the decision before ten o'clock struck.
"The New York Stock Exchange in the Crisis of 1914" by Henry George Stebbins Noble
It was a bigger place than that of any other two real-estate brokers in town combined.
"The Spoilers of the Valley" by Robert Watson
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In poetry:

Home of brokers, bummers, clerks,
Nest of sharpers, mining sharks,
Dried up lakes and desert parks,
Westralia!
"Ode to West Australia" by Anonymous Oceania
The flag that floated from the dome
Flapped menace in the morning air;
I stood a perilled stranger where
The human broker made his home.
"Astræa at the Capitol" by John Greenleaf Whittier
We are accused of terrorism:
if we raised our voices against
the regionalists of our leaders.
All changed their rides:
from Unionists
to Brokers.
"I Am With Terrorism" by Nizar Qabbani
The Boots and the Broker were sharpening a spade—
Each working the grindstone in turn:
But the Beaver went on making lace, and displayed
No interest in the concern:
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
The Boots and the Broker were sharpening a spade—
Each working the grindstone in turn:
But the Beaver went on making lace, and displayed
No interest in the concern:
"Fit The Fourth - The Hunting" by Lewis Carroll
What may we chant, O thou within this tomb?
What tablets, pictures, hang for thee, O millionaire?
—The life thou lived'st we know not,
But that thou walk'dst thy years in barter, 'mid the haunts of
brokers;
Nor heroism thine, nor war, nor glory.
"Brother Of All, With Generous Hand" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Iran plans to ship more than 2,600 pounds of low-enriched uranium to Turkey in exchange for uranium fuel rods to use in a research reactor, as part of a fuel swap deal brokered by Brazil and Turkey.
T om Demsker has been a broker for nearly eight years.
Under the not particularly secret identity "the Un-Broker," and through his website, nbpny.com, he works with buyers and sellers.
A successful boat broker lost his sight after a ten foot fall severed his optic nerve .
It isn't mortgage brokers, either.
To avoid being overcharged by a mortgage broker, shop multiple sources or hire a mortgage broker to shop for you, charging a specific fee in advance.
R ichard Gere seems to like keeping his brokers busy.
Photo by Johan VogelJust a decade ago, former Orange County real-estate broker John Seymour was a Republican state senator who raked in thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from real-estate interests.
I was visiting Notre Dame for a conference, and popped in to give my regards to Father Hesburgh, who expressed concern over Canada's retreat from its celebrated role as postwar peacekeeper and "honest broker" in world affairs.
Pease Place has two new tenants, according to Tadd Holzen, a broker with the Charlotte office of Irvine, Calif.-based commercial real estate firm Sperry Van Ness.
Campaign TV ads and mailers have been vicious and nonstop this election season, as national political power brokers pour money and resources into all-out efforts to win.
Federal prosecutors accused a Rhode Island investment broker Tuesday with bribing former labor executive Robert Peto with vacation trips, tickets to shows and sporting events, meals and guns.
Developer Jeff Worthe, left, and real estate broker Carl Muhlstein during construction of the Pinnacle in 2002.
The Ethics of Being Both an Attorney and Real Estate Broker Event Prices from $10.00 to $69.00.
Side real estate broker , mentor.
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In science:

The brokers can be of two types namely forwarding broker and match making broker.
Web Services Supply Chains: A Literature Review
The advent of SOA and web services has resulted in middle wares and broker based architectures to be routes of QoS negotiation between service providers and clients.
Web Services Supply Chains: A Literature Review
Much of the activity of a broker deals with portfolios rather than event notifications – each VOEvent packet seeds a data portfolio.
Data challenges of time domain astronomy
SkyAlert is a prototype brokering service which allows users to define the types of astrophysical events they are interested in and what happens when a notification of such an event is received by the broker.
Data challenges of time domain astronomy
The middleware that supports the remote execution of objects is called the Object Request Broker (ORB).
Cluster Computing White Paper
The Object Management Architecture (OMA) is characterized by the following: o The Object Request Broker (ORB).
Cluster Computing White Paper
The broker forms the controlling element of the architecture because it supports the portability of objects and their interoperability in a network of heterogeneous systems; o Object services.
Cluster Computing White Paper
These objects are implemented as a collaboration of computing threads capable of directly interacting with the PARDIS ORB – the entity responsible for brokering requests between clients and servers.
Cluster Computing White Paper
The central idea in the Javelin architecture is a computing broker, which collects and monitors resources, and services requests for these resources. A user interacts with the broker in two ways, by registering or requesting resources.
Cluster Computing White Paper
Data on trader behavior is found in the files of brokers, usually shrouded in secrecy.
Turnover, account value and diversification of real traders: evidence of collective portfolio optimizing behavior
We will show that while the traders have a spontaneous tendency to build equally-weighted portfolios, the number of stocks in a portfolio increases non-linearly with their account value, which we link to portfolio optimisation and broker transaction fee structure.
Turnover, account value and diversification of real traders: evidence of collective portfolio optimizing behavior
Gridlets that are mapped to a specific resource are added to the Gridlets list in the Broker Resource. For each of the resources, the dispatcher selects the number of Gridlets that can be staged for execution according to the usage policy to avoid overloading resources with single user jobs.
A Deadline and Budget Constrained Cost-Time Optimisation Algorithm for Scheduling Task Farming Applications on Global Grids
The dispatcher then submits Grid lets to resources using the GridSim’s asynchronous service. 6. When the Gridlet processing completes, the resource returns it to the broker’s Gridlet receptor module, which then measures and updates the runtime parameter, resource or MI share available to the user.
A Deadline and Budget Constrained Cost-Time Optimisation Algorithm for Scheduling Task Farming Applications on Global Grids
It aids in predicting the job consumption rate for making scheduling decisions. The s teps , 3–6, continue until all the Gridlets are processed or the broker exceeds deadline or budget limits.
A Deadline and Budget Constrained Cost-Time Optimisation Algorithm for Scheduling Task Farming Applications on Global Grids
The broker then returns updated experiment data along wit h processed Gridlets back to the user entity.
A Deadline and Budget Constrained Cost-Time Optimisation Algorithm for Scheduling Task Farming Applications on Global Grids
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