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Open

Used in the context of general equities. Having either buy or sell interest at the indicated price level and side of a preceding trade. "Open on the buy/sell side" means looking for buyers/sellers (for someone who is a seller/buyer). Antithesis of clean.

Open

1. The time trading begins on an exchange. This is important to matters like a security's opening price or opening bid. See also: Close.

2. An order to buy or sell a security that has not yet been filled. Some orders are only open for a certain amount of time, while some remain open until they are filled. See also: IOC, GTC.
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Detailed analysis, which included information from the police cars' incident data recorders, showed that Long opened fire for "some other reason than sheer necessity".
In October assailants opened fire on a church in the Giza neighbourhood of Al-Warraq during a wedding, leaving five dead.
Israeli forces then opened fire and teargas to disperse demonstrators.
Early reports from Al Ghad news, a Jordanian newspaper, Sharif opened fire using the AK-47 during a Foreign Affairs Council meeting at the House of Representatives , which lies in the Abdali area of Amman.
Sources said that Israeli soldiers stationed at military checkpoints on the border between Gaza Strip and Israel, opened fire towards Palestinian farmers who were picking olives in their farmlands.
Additional IDF force patrolling nearby identified the three terrorists and opened fire, killing all three.
Daughter of Retired Brigadier General Martyred In Hama, an armed terrorist group on Friday opened fire on the car of retired Brigadier General Abdul-Jabbar Kahis at al-Tamneh bridge site while returning, along with his family, to his village, Taksis, Hama countryside.
Elsewhere in the Gaza Strip, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats in al-Sudaniya area, north of Gaza, on Friday but without causing any injury.
AN agent from Afghanistan's intelligence unit opened fire at a foreign base yesterday, killing a soldier and a civilian from the Nato coalition.
Iraqi security officials said four people died after gunmen in speeding vehicles opened fire on two security checkpoints in Baghdad.
At leastfour Israeli soldiers have been wounded after two armed men breached the buffer zonebetween the Gaza Strip and and opened fire