To sell; dispose of. " Turned over their stocks at a profit;" sold them at a profit.

Turn in the Market. A change in the trend of prices.

Twenty-Cent Piece. A silver coin of the United States minted only to the extent of $271,000. This piece of money was found to be unpopular, being near the quarter-dollar in size and liable to be passed as such. Its coinage was discontinued by the Act of May 2, 1878. Legal tender to the extent of $10 in any one payment.

Twenty-five Cent Silver Piece. The United States "quarter-dollar," containing 86.805 grains of fine silver and 9.645 grains of alloy. These are "legal tender" in amounts not to exceed §10 in any one payment.

Twisting the Shorts. (First read "Selling Short.") When the " short " selling has been overdone, prices may be suddenly advanced by artificial methods, compelling those "short" to make settlements of their contracts at a considerable loss.

Two-Dollar Man (or Broker). A great many stock brokers, although owning stock exchange seats, may wish to employ others to buy or sell securities for them, and, consequently, employ brokers to act in their stead, to whom they pay a reduced commission amounting, usually, to $2 per one hundred shares.1 There are exceptions to this rate, however, for the commission is less for stocks selling below certain fixed prices. Brokers acting in such capacity for others are known as "two-dollar men." Brokers acting one for the other as above must be members of the same exchange.

Two Months' Bills. Read what is given under " Three Months' Bills," to apply here with the difference in time.

Two-Name Paper. A note for which two parties are each responsible for payment; a note bearing two signatures, or one signature and one indorsement (also called " indorsed paper"), whereby, in either case, each is responsible for its payment.