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Flash

Value of a security displayed, or flashed across the tape, when the tape display cannot keep up with volume on an exchange and lags the current price by more than approximately five minutes.

Flash

When the tape is late by more than five minutes, the current price of a security that periodically displays, or "flashes," on the ticker. This interrupts the delayed prices and keeps investors abreast of where the current price is even if they do not know how it arrived there. The flash price displays every five or 10 minutes.
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Combining ease-of-use with a wealth of powerful animation effects, KoolMoves makes it easy and inexpensive to create flying logos, character animation, and other professional quality Flash movies for your web site.
Many corporate sites now include a "Skip Intro" button on their Flash movies to accommodate both the needs of their visitors and the expectations of Wall Street.
They even play some of the Flash movies and animations on Web pages that Apple's device does not.
Doc-To-Help 2008 allows users to insert DemoWorks-created Flash movies in Word documents for online output and automatically excludes the movie when generating print versions, the company said.
Baltic visitors will be met with flash movies, 'tape' paintings, an upturned car and dummies dressed like hoodies.
The online assessment tools are rapidly enlarging the types of questions they can author and making possible the use of media such as photos and Flash movies with test questions.
ALT tags' - include alternative text equivalents for video, PDF files, Flash movies or audio so people using screen readers (which visually impaired people use to read websites), mobile phones or PDAs can access the information.
It has step-by-step guides for producing all kinds of multimedia content, from editing audio and video to making animated Flash movies.
In these pages you can learn about creating your own online tutorials as simple Flash movies.
Templates can now be created to automatically synchronize Web sites or generate Flash movies and Web-based slide shows.
You can even process the audio track from games and Flash movies.
Multimedia support materials: Audio/video, for example, Flash movies, streaming audio or video software/applets (such as calculators).