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Pairing Off

Definition

Pairing Off is an album by saxophonist Phil Woods' Septet recorded in 1956 and released on the Prestige label.

What is 'Pairing Off'

An illegal practice of a brokerage firm offsetting short and long positions between house accounts by collecting cash payments without physically delivering the securities.

Explaining 'Pairing Off'

Pairing off can occur only by brokerage firms colluding with one another. Proper settlement of short and long positions require the delivery of physical securities be made within three business days after the transaction. By settling these positions with cash payments, the brokerage firms are able to manipulate the market by trading non-existent shares and circumventing settlement regulations.


Further Reading


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The valuation of patent-trademark pairing as IP strategy: evidence from the USPTOThe valuation of patent-trademark pairing as IP strategy: evidence from the USPTO
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Q&A About Pairing Off


How do you know if a brokerage firm has paired off?

You will know that a brokerage firm has paired off when they settle their positions with cash payments instead of physical delivery of securities.

How do people make practical decisions?

Social scientists try to model how people make practical decisions in order to test predictions about human behavior.

How might you be affected by pairing off ?

Investors who are unaware of this practice could lose money because they are not receiving the full value for their shares .

Why would a brokerage firm want to pair off?

A brokerage firm may want to pair off in order to manipulate the market and circumvent regulations.

What does it mean to have preferences?

It means you must necessarily have a set of preferences.

What is pairing off?

Pairing off is an illegal practice of a brokerage firm offsetting short and long positions between house accounts by collecting cash payments without physically delivering the securities.

Are there any laws against this practice ?

Yes, there are laws against this practice called Regulation SHO (Securities Holding) that was put into place in January 2005 . The regulation was created as part of an effort by regulators and industry participants designed to improve financial stability through enhanced protection for customers' assets held at broker-dealers . This regulation requires brokerages firms that hold customer assets such as stocks or bonds must deliver those assets within three days after buying or selling them on behalf of customers , unless otherwise instructed . If these firms fail to meet these requirements , they face fines from $1 million up to $5 million per violation .""

What is preference?

Preference is the order that a person gives to alternatives based on their relative utility.

Why are preferences important in economics and other social sciences?

The logical properties that preferences possess also have major effects on rational choice theory which has a carry over effect to all modern economic topics.

Who can pair off with whom?

Brokerage firms can pair off with one another.

What does proper settlement require?

Proper settlement requires the delivery of physical securities within three business days after the transaction.

How does pairing off affect other investors ?

It affects other investors because it allows brokers to trade non-existent shares, which leads to inaccurate prices on stocks and bonds .