Ahead of you

Ahead of you

Used for listed equity securities. At the same price but entered ahead of your order/interest, usually referring to the specialist's book. See: Behind, matched orders, priority, stock ahead.
References in classic literature ?
Danger lies ahead of you and danger lurks behind; but greater is the danger before.
As you walk down a hallway, you might not notice the lights ahead of you gradually coming up to full brightness and the lights behind you fading.