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Used for listed equity securities. See: Picture.

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

2. See: Quote.

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A price and size quotation for a security. For example, a floor broker may ask for a look at General Motors.
References in classic literature ?
During those three months that Vronsky had spent abroad with Anna, he had always on meeting new people asked himself how the new person would look at his relations with Anna, and for the most part, in men, he had met with the "proper" way of looking at it.
We mun look as if it wasn't no different from th' other trees," he had said.
he added, with a look of disgust as they drove along the boulevard to the Place Napoleon in the old city.
He could have looked like what he wanted to look like, without that.
Well, grandpapa, I don't believe that this one is old; look at his mane and tail.
I stopped, fearing I might say too much, or had already said it, and we took another look at each other.
She had already heard her sentence three of the players to be executed for having missed their turns, and she did not like the look of things at all, as the game was in such confusion that she never knew whether it was her turn or not.
The sufferer told him the whole circumstance, and says, 'Now yonder's the hole, and if you don't believe me, go and look for yourself.
He said we mightn't ever get another chance to see one, and he was going to look his fill at this one if he died for it.
There would be a grand dinner, and music, and splendidly dressed ladies to look at, and things to eat that strangely twisted the girls' jaws when they tried to tell about them.
Here's blessing you, ma'am, as a good lady, and you, sir, as a good gentleman, and Barbara, my love to you, and here's towards you, Mr Christopher;' and wasn't she as long drinking it as if it had been a tumblerful; and didn't she look genteel, standing there with her gloves on; and wasn't there plenty of laughing and talking among them as they reviewed all these things upon the top of the coach, and didn't they pity the people who hadn't got a holiday!
The hollowness and thinness of his face would have caused them to look large, under his yet dark eyebrows and his confused white hair, though they had been really otherwise; but, they were naturally large, and looked unnaturally so.