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1. The additional price one pays when one buys a security from a broker-dealer. That is, when one buys a security, one pays the broker-dealer an extra percentage or a flat fee as commission. This markup forms the bulk of the broker-dealer's income.

2. See: Spread.

3. The extra amount a retailer charges a customer for a good over and above what it paid the wholesaler. For example, if one pays Wal-Mart $20 for a toaster, and Wal-Mart bought it from the manufacturer for $15, the markup is $5.


the PROFIT MARGIN on a good or service which can be expressed as a percentage of the cost of the product or a percentage of its selling price. See PRICING METHODS, COST-BASED PRICING.
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However, according to the documents, some of the mark-ups seem to have hop, skip and jumped straight into the stratosphere.
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25 percent more per bottle because of the wholesalers' mark-ups.
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Wholesalers and distributors in Zimbabwe for instance, add mark-ups of as much as 43% for branded and generic drugs, while innovator drugs are marked up as high as 45%.
Fine Gad, the main opposition party, said a price survey conducted at the three major multiples, Tesco, Dunnes and Superquinn, showed mark-ups of more than 200% on staple lines.
THE family of former Indonesian dictator Suharto pocketed hundreds of millions of pounds in the 1990s through huge mark-ups on arms deals, including the purchase of Hawk jets from Britain, the Jakarta Post newspaper reported yesterday.
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