No book

No book

Used for listed equity securities. Not much, if any, stock is being bid for or offered at the present time by customers or the specialist.

No Book

Describing a situation in which a security has such a low trading volume that few or no shares are being bid on or offered at a given time. This results from a general lack of interest in that security. The term comes from a reference to a market maker's or specialist's book in which he/she must list all securities being bid on or offered.
References in classic literature ?
Nevertheless she had an ear for the door, for when I bounced in she had been too clever for me; there was no book to be seen, only an apron on her lap and she was gazing out at the window.
In the dim, far-off times when our forefathers were wild, naked savages, they had no books.
There are some of us now reaching middle age who discover themselves to be lamenting the past in one respect if in none other, that there are no books written now for children comparable with those of thirty years ago.