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Bid

1. An offer by an investor to buy a security.

2. The highest price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. See also: Ask, Bid-ask spread.

best bid

The highest price that is being offered to purchase a security.
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offer -- when they are superior to the best bid or offer by a Nasdaq
In addition to increased market visibility, NASDAQ offers Sunstates the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and ask prices, as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
In addition to increased market visibility, NASDAQ offers Hummingbird the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and ask prices, as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
In addition to increased market visibility, Nasdaq gives Cantel the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and asked prices, as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
In addition to increased market visibility, Nasdaq gives IRE the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and asked prices, as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
In addition to increased market visibility, NASDAQ gives Tracor the advantage of multiple market makers who compete to offer the best bid and asked prices, as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
MidPoint Match is an exchange-based, non-displayed market that allows clients to trade equities instantaneously at the exact midpoint price of the National Best Bid and Offer (NBBO).
Lewis noted that Somanetics' entry into the NASDAQ National Market provides brokers and others with immediate access to the best bid and asked prices and other information about the company's shares throughout the trading day.
The ISE Stock Exchange's introductory product, MidPoint Match[TM], a continuous, anonymous platform for trading equities at the midpoint price of the National Best Bid and Offer (NBBO), debuted in September 2006.