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Picture

Describes bid and asked prices a broker quotes for a given security. Used for listed equity securities. Bid and ask prices and quantity information from a specialist or from a dealer regarding a particular security (i.e., "IBM's 1/4 to 1/2, 5m by 10m").

Picture

In equities, the price at which a dealer or broker is willing to buy or sell a security. See also: Bid-ask spread.

picture

The bid and ask price at which a dealer is willing to buy or sell a security.
References in classic literature ?
At the extreme left end of the picture are a couple of women, one of them with a child looking over her shoulder at a wounded man sitting with bandaged head on the ground.
As he held the door for her to pass, Alice beckoned to the picture and smiled.
If I could only lay hold of a copy of the picture I might ask leave to go and compare it with the original.
She straightway began to talk to him on indifferent matters, while I amused myself with looking at the pictures.
He turned the picture over and as his eyes fell upon the old newspaper cutting they went wide.
They came into my life and they went out of my life, and the picture is as I have said, without beginning, the end without understanding.
Rogojin had dropped the subject of the picture and walked on.
Instantly the well remembered farmhouse appeared in the picture, and Aunt Em could be seen quite plainly.
Zeb also wanted to see his home, and although he did not find anyone morning for him, the sight of Hugson's Ranch in the picture made him long to get back there.
It is in this poem that we have the picture of Oliver's old schoolmaster which I have already given you.
He looked at Newman from head to foot; he looked at his daughter and then at the picture.
The next thing wanted was to get the picture framed; and here were a few difficulties.