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Picture

Describes bid and asked prices a broker quotes for a given security. Used for listed equity securities. Bid and ask prices and quantity information from a specialist or from a dealer regarding a particular security (i.e., "IBM's 1/4 to 1/2, 5m by 10m").

Picture

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

picture

The bid and ask price at which a dealer is willing to buy or sell a security.
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So vividly is noise suggested, that spectators who become absorbed in the picture almost always fall to shouting comments in each other's ears, making ear-trumpets of their curved hands, fearing they may not otherwise be heard.
I never saw the picture until a couple of days ago, when I found it in the tent of the Swede, Malbihn.
Is it known, my dear uncle," inquired she, "what this old picture once represented?
I was delighted to believe it, and when I went into society I used to carry her pictures with me in a portfolio and hand them round to the company.
His visits to the newcomer's studio began again, and Beverley's picture, now nearing completion, came in for criticism enough to have filled a volume.
Guppy, "because I do assure you that the more I think of that picture the better I know it, without knowing how I know it
A noseless Cupid or a Jupiter with an eye out or a Venus with a fly-blister on her breast, are not attractive features in a picture.
What does it matter if your picture is good or bad?
Presently he found it beneath a picture of another little ape and a strange animal which went upon four legs like the jackal and resembled him not a little.
I saw the picture abroad, and could not forget it--what's the matter?
Ours was the first boat, and it would be unkind of me to spoil the man's picture, I thought.
and my function is to paint--and as a painter I have a conception which is altogether genialisch, of your great-aunt or second grandmother as a subject for a picture; therefore, the universe is straining towards that picture through that particular hook or claw which it puts forth in the shape of me-- not true?