In the middle


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In the middle

Used in the context of general equities. At a price exactly in between the bid and offer prices.

In the Middle

In equities, describing a price exactly between the current bid and offer.
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In the morning when he awoke, he began to search over hill and dale for this pretty flower; and eight long days he sought for it in vain: but on the ninth day, early in the morning, he found the beautiful purple flower; and in the middle of it was a large dewdrop, as big as a costly pearl.
In the morning I watched the geese from the door through the mist, sailing in the middle of the pond, fifty rods off, so large and tumultuous that Walden appeared like an artificial pond for their amusement.
see here, senor governor, the shamelessness and boldness of this villain, who in the middle of the town, in the middle of the street, wanted to take from me the purse your worship bade him give me.
And as he spoke the word he was again in his home; the long white curtains hung down from the windows, and in the middle of the floor stood the black coffin; in it he lay in the sleep of death.
The family doctor respectfully ceased in the middle of his observations.
The spear must be as thick in the middle as a large tree, and both its ends must be sharp.
In the middle of a cyclone the air is generally still, but the great pressure of the wind on every side of the house raised it up higher and higher, until it was at the very top of the cyclone; and there it remained and was carried miles and miles away as easily as you could carry a feather.
Philip gathered that Lawson's chief grievance was that the rupture had come in the middle of a portrait he was painting.
After walking for a few minutes in a direction which was quite new to me, we stopped in a gloomy little square, with a plot of neglected garden-ground in the middle of it.
A pleasant stream it was, but it flowed calmly as though of some depth in the middle.
The latter seemed only half decided to disturb himself thus in the middle of supper, and it was clear he was trying to invent some pretext, whether good or bad, for delay, at any rate till after dessert.
cried Robin, stopping of a sudden in the middle of the road, and looking at Little John in wonder.