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Describes bid and asked prices a broker quotes for a given security. Used for listed equity securities. Bid and ask prices and quantity information from a specialist or from a dealer regarding a particular security (i.e., "IBM's 1/4 to 1/2, 5m by 10m").

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In equities, the price at which a dealer or broker is willing to buy or sell a security. See also: Bid-ask spread.

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The bid and ask price at which a dealer is willing to buy or sell a security.
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Snow Hill--Snow Hill too, coupled with a Saracen's Head: picturing to us by a double association of ideas, something stern and rugged
I have found it difficult, when looking at any two species, to avoid picturing to myself, forms directly intermediate between them.
Usually secondary in appearance but of vital artistic importance, is the author's power of description, of picturing both the appearance of his characters and the scenes which make his background and help to give the tone of his work.