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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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Holmes, a former neuroscience graduate student, is accused of opening fire on July 20 at a midnight screening of the Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises.
People here live in very difficult conditions because of the occupation forces opening fire towards Palestinian farmers on a nearly daily basis.
Summary: A Hizbullah member suspected of opening fire on a Lebanese Armed Forces helicopter last month denied that his command had ordered him to shoot at the aircraft, LBC television network reported Wednesday.
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