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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.
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I think too much of my looks and hate to work, but won't any more, if I can help it.
They brought jays here from all over the United States to look down that hole, every summer for three years.
Look, Huck, it's a-scratching its head--don't you see?
They were consigned to me, with him, at the--" He dropped his voice, there was a flutter among the military lanterns, and one of them being handed into the coach by an arm in uniform, the eyes connected with the arm looked, not an every day or an every night look, at monsieur with the white head.
She was looking at me then with a look of supreme aversion.
replied Danglars; "gone, as every prudent man ought to be, to look after his own affairs, most likely.
Arthur knew the rector too well to suppose that a clever invention would be of any use, so he said, with his accustomed frankness, "No, I went to look at the pretty butter-maker Hetty Sorrel.
But everything about them, from their glory to their good looks, was of a diverse and incomparable kind.
She was still very thin, and she stooped a little when she walked (she had always done that,) but her eyes did not seem so large; and though she never had any colour, her skin had lost the earthy look it had.
A little behind them stood the two younger princesses holding handkerchiefs to their eyes, and just in front of them their eldest sister, Catiche, with a vicious and determined look steadily fixed on the icons, as though declaring to all that she could not answer for herself should she glance round.
What do you think I'll look like when I'm forty, Anne?
Nothing, but look sharp,' says he; 'and mind one thing, that she sees no visitors, and posts no letters.