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On

Used in the context of general equities. Conjunction that denotes trade execution /indication, usually during a pre-opening look. "Looks 6 on 6000 shares at opening." See: for/at.
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The woman came cheerfully onward, talking, as she came, with the man who bore her trunk, and so passed up the plank into the boat.
And now something had come to replace his hoard which gave a growing purpose to the earnings, drawing his hope and joy continually onward beyond the money.
and passing onward, as if disdaining farther conference, he communed with his Moslem slaves in a language unknown to the bystanders.
They had traveled onward about half a mile when Planchet came close up to D'Artagnan.
Ceasing to model ourselves on ancestral superstitions, it is our faith and principle to press onward, onward
General Wolfe was at the head of his soldiers, and, while encouraging them onward, received a mortal wound.
By the roadside there chanced to be an old beggar woman and two little beggar-children, stragglers from some far-off region, who, as the carriage rolled onward, held out their hands and lifted up their doleful voices, most piteously beseeching charity.
You may see, by this, that Phoenix's conscience never quite ceased to trouble him, for giving up the quest of his dear sister, and sitting himself down to be comfortable, while his mother and her companions went onward.
He arose at Goodman Brown's approach and walked onward side by side with him.
Tess thought this was the mansion itself till, passing through the side wicket with some trepidation, and onward to a point at which the drive took a turn, the house proper stood in full view.
The stream in struggling onward turns the mill-wheel; the coral insect, fashioning its tiny cell, joins continents to one another; and the ambitious man, building a pedestal for himself, leaves a monument to posterity.
Onward they walked with song and jest and laughter till noontide was passed, when at last they came to the banks of a wide, glassy, and lily-padded stream.