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Looking for

In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with.

Looking For

Soliciting for an offer. That is, one looking for an investment is seeking to buy. It is important to note that "looking for" an investment does not equate to bidding, but is rather an indication of interest. See also: In touch with.
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