Subject

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Subject

Refers to a bid or offer that cannot be executed without confirmation from the customer. In other words, not firm, but a bid/offer that needs additional information/confirmation before becoming firm and is therefore still negotiable.

Subject

Describing a bid or offer for a security that is still negotiable. That is, a subject bid/offer is not firm and requires confirmation before a transaction involving it can be executed.
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But the Times says the Republicans and the rightwing are using Feingold's effort to make Bush's critics appear unpatriotic and "to change the subject to fairy tales about Democratic leaders trying to impeach Mr.
I hate to change the subject from sex back to math, but this frenzy--I'm trying hard not to call it hysteria--reeks of overexcitement.
I have found that if you detect that a certain topic raises the anxiety level of the contacted person, you should refrain from speaking about it and change the subject.