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Buy the book

An order typically from a large institutional investor to a broker to purchase all the shares available at the market from the specialist and other brokers and dealers at the current offer price. The book refers to the record a specialist kept before the advent of computers.

Buy the Book

An order to a broker to buy all shares of a security available at the current offer price, whether from one specialist or from everyone willing to sell. Large institutional investors usually make this order. The term comes from record books specialists kept before they began to use computers.

buy the book

An order to purchase all of a security offered at the current ask price. The purchase is made from the specialist, dealers, and other holders willing to sell at the specified price.
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My dismay at the sight of the Triangle Bookshop below the Architectural Association in London doing a roaring trade in Content was however happily dispelled when a student pointed out to me that people were buying the book to get it signed by Koolhaas (who was visiting that day), in order to sell it on through the Internet at a higher price.
Williams, who was appointed in 1997, says when the librarians considered buying the book in 1995, they read various reviews to determine ff it was appropriate.
com, but one online bookseller is in hot water after being suspected of not only posting and selling excerpts from books without permission, but suggesting that using the excerpt is better than buying the book.
Meanwhile, in shops around Britain, shoppers explained why they were buying the book that was causing Diana's family so much pain.
Make your summer groovier by buying the book, "Shagadelically Speaking: The Words and World of Austin Powers," the video, "Austin Powers, International Man of Mystery" and the original soundtrack as well as the soundtrack for "The Spy Who Shagged Me.
Schools are also buying the book to stock as part of their textbooks for students who study local history.