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Markup

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.

mark-up

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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It's here where OTHER PEOPLE'S TREASURES really shines: Ravenscroft takes a realistic approach in calculating where profit happens and how it might not happen, pointing out how sellers can assess each book for maximum profits and discard those which are a waste to list, such as big, heavy books with small mark-ups.