Inquiry


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Inquiry

Used in the context of general equities. In-line expression of interest in a particular stock, usually asking the firm to bid for or offer stock.

Inquiry

1. A request in which one investor asks another to make a bid or offer on a security.

2. An indication of interest by a potential customer or client. Generally speaking, an inquiry follows an advertisement or word-of-mouth information about the company. The number of inquiries can help a company determine the effectiveness of its marketing. Likewise, the number of inquiries relative to the number of actual customers or clients can help the company determine the quality of its products and/or staff.
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The first major investigation will be an inquiry into the cost of the ongoing Bloody Sunday inquiry where it is alleged that several barristers have made a pre-meditated killing.
An automated teller machine operator that imposes a fee on a consumer for initiating an electronic fund transfer or a balance inquiry shall:
Employers may become aware of applicants' disabilities because it is obvious, or because the applicants disclosed their disabilities in response to the employers' inquiry for the need to accommodate them during the application/interview process.
The decrease in inquiry activity and capture could be the result of new competition, suggesting the need to initiate or intensify an external advertising program.
However, the Service argues that his receipt of Forms W-2 and 1099 and subsequent notices would have put a reasonably prudent person in his position on inquiry as to the existence of the debts due the U.
Jack Straw set up a full public inquiry into the affair.
An attempt at a generic guidebook for applications of phenomenology to qualitative inquiry appeared in the mid-1970s with Bogdan and Taylor's (1975) Introduction to Qualitative Research Method: A Phenomenological Approach to the Social Sciences.
To chair the inquiry, the government chose a former High Court judge, Sir Ronald Wilson, a West Australian who flew Spitfires during World War II, and then pursued a legal career with distinction.
Advertising alone cannot improve census; it only increases inquiry activity.
Anyway,' I concluded, "at least an inquiry gives us a little time.
These new database products have dramatically accelerated inquiry growth.
In line with the directions of Chairman CDA, Member Administration and Estate, Amer Ali Ahmed has the reviewed the progress about the inquiries in process with different formations and strictly asked the concerned inquiry officers of the Authority to finalize the pending or under process inquiries within 15 days.