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Market prices

The amount of money that a willing buyer pays to acquire something from a willing seller, when a buyer and seller are independent and when such an exchange is motivated by only commercial consideration.

Market Price

What a willing buyer pays a willing seller for a given asset. In an efficient market, market prices are determined by the law of supply and demand and no other factors. In securities, a market price is the price of the most recent transaction of that security. Open markets, and capitalism in general, can only exist if prices are set by the market, at least most of the time. See also: Fair market value, Invisible Hand.
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This research intends to observe the impact of dividend policy, dividend payout and dividend yield, on market price of shares of the non-financial firms during 2006 to 2015.
The value is the difference between the fair market price of the stock on the day the option is exercised and the price at which it is exercised.
Using Regression Azhagaiah and Sabaripariya proved significant impact of dividend policy on stock holders' wealth in Indian companies and also they concluded that there is a significant difference between market price per share of dividend-paying companies and of non-dividend paying companies (Azhagaiah and Sabaripariya, 2008).
They use monthly data on 17 countries between March 1985 and December 1987 for secondary market prices of debt.
3 Corporations with big pension problems already have low market prices. It is well known among the financial community which corporations have the biggest pension and OPEB issues--these companies and industries are often in the news--and the majority of their share prices are already suffering.
It has been largely competitive compared to spot market prices for it and similar grades.
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The war had its origins in July 1990, when Hussein openly threatened to invade Kuwait if it did not change its policy of selling oil below market prices, which the Iraqi dictator claimed was costing Iraq revenue.
World market prices for dairy products could rise by up to 57% if market price support policies were abandoned worldwide, according to a new OECD study.
However, because management uses significant judgment in selecting market inputs when market prices are not available, reliability will continue to be an issue.
Free market prices are essential to a well-ordered society, and should be protected as a form of free speech.