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Active

A market in which there is frequent trading.

Active

1. Describing a security that is traded with relative frequency. Many investors look to active securities because they can be traded, even in rather large quantities, without affecting the price. Active securities usually have a low bid-ask spread.

2. Describing a market or exchange with a high trading volume.

active

Of or relating to a security in which there is a great deal of trading. Active securities appeal to many investors because they usually can be traded without affecting the price. In over-the-counter trading, an active security usually has a smaller spread between the bid and ask price. See also most-active stocks.
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But from childhood his abnormally active dramatic imagination had tormented him with dreams and fears of devils and hell-fire, and now he entered on a long and agonizing struggle between his religious instinct and his obstinate self-will.
But the man who wishes to study the active habits of the feline race, or the variety, albinos, must, indeed, be stirring at this hour.
* The latest creation from Air Products is Rovisome NG cosmetic actives. According to the company, this new line of products offers formulators the high performing profile they expect from Rovisome materials, but has a more label-friendly alternative for ingredient-conscious consumers.
The new Rovisome NG technology enables the delivery of active ingredients into deeper layers of the skin, driving greater levels of active ingredient performance in a similar way as established Rovisome cosmetic actives.
Consumers are learning to differentiate between various actives and in turn seek higher-end solutions, Matic said.
Until recently, higher-end actives were predominantly exclusive to luxury channel products.
New York, NY, January 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Active Staffing Services, a leading provider of temporary staffing associates, entered into a binding agreement to acquire the assets of Blass Employment Corporation, a temporary employment staffing company dedicated to servicing the Industrial market since 1980, to enhance its position in servicing existing loyal clients and generate new business growth in The New York and New Jersey markets.
There are a number of new storage systems in the market that have solved this scalability problem by supporting anywhere from 3-way to 32-way active nodes in a cluster.