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Flash

Value of a security displayed, or flashed across the tape, when the tape display cannot keep up with volume on an exchange and lags the current price by more than approximately five minutes.

Flash

When the tape is late by more than five minutes, the current price of a security that periodically displays, or "flashes," on the ticker. This interrupts the delayed prices and keeps investors abreast of where the current price is even if they do not know how it arrived there. The flash price displays every five or 10 minutes.
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Hanescu i s a consistent performer who does little flashily.
He was flashily dressed, his most distinguishing sartorial appointment being a white straw Fedora hat with a red scarf wound around it.
Large, flashily framed and blatantly in-your-face, it showed how photography had taken over completely the role of the portrait painter abandoning the time-consuming painted portrait for a populist image created in a second by the camera.
Viewing this flashily edited mystery with a top-flight cast - Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Ryan Gosling - you'll probably end up scratching your head wondering what it was about.
Wright Patton--the reader should beware of the dazzlingly packaged (and expensive) tourist traps seriously misnamed "The Definitive Collected Edition," with flashily Retro Bloomsbury Arts and Crafts or Omega Workshop designs on the jackets.
Peter Makin's charge doesn't do anything flashily on the bridle, but he has a great attitude, which was again in evidence at Sandown three weeks ago when he got up close home after coming under the cosh a fair way out.
Visualized by Alexandria, these characters are played by hospital residents and staff in extravagant disguise (costumes flashily designed by Eiko Ishioka).
A corruption of the Sesotho word "tsotsa" meaning to dress flashily and originally applied to the zoot-suited wide boys of the 50s and 60s, today tsotsi refers to displaced young criminals, usually from underprivileged backgrounds for whom crime is the only means to survive.
Scrutinising the walk of a flashily marked chestnut filly by Rainbow Quest due to sell tomorrow, O'Kelly reflected on last week's sale.
Although more flashily assembled, pic's relentless onslaught charms less over a running time almost 25 minutes longer.
It's a skin renewing and restructuring programme that's essentially an intense anti-ageing system and comes flashily packed in a gold box.
Red Clubs doesn't do much at home and does not work flashily.