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Buy

To purchase an asset; taking a long position.

Buy

To take ownership of some asset in exchange for some monetary remuneration. Buying may take any of several forms. In a cash purchase, the buyer gives cash or a cash equivalent immediately in exchange for the asset. In a credit sale, the buyer takes ownership immediately in exchange for future payment, often with interest. An example of buying is a simple transaction involving widgets. If the buyer is willing to pay $2 per widget and the seller wishes to sell 100 widgets, then the seller gives to the buyer 100 widgets and, in their place, receives $200. See also: Sale.

buy

A bargain-priced asset. For example, an analyst may feel that a particular firm owns valuable assets overlooked or undervalued by the financial community. In such an instance, the firm's stock is considered a buy.

buy

To purchase a security or other asset. Compare sell.

make

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buy

the decision by a firm on whether to make a component or product itself or to buy it from an external supplier (see OUTSOURCING). The decision will depend upon the combined production costs and TRANSACTION COSTS of the alternatives. Sometimes a firm may adopt mixes of the two policies, producing some quantity of the product itself and buying the remainder, depending upon the relative costs of the sources and security of supply considerations. See TRANSACTION for a more detailed discussion. See INTERNALIZATION, VERTICAL INTEGRATION.
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| Horseshoe Cottage, Knollbury, Magor: Bought for PS132,500 in August 1997.
Jawab Ahmad bought 2301 Lancaster Pike from Claude Mervine for $80,500.
Across North Wales 540 homes were bought using Help to Buy schemes, in the first year of the Help to Buy (Mortgage Guarantee) from October 2013 there were 337 homes bought through the scheme; while 203 homes were bought through Help to Buy Wales in its first year in 2014.
As in the example above, they sold their purple duplex on December 20, 2005, for $100,000, and on March 1, 2006, bought New Property for $90,000, using all of the intermediary money and getting a loan for the balance of $30,000.
"Diaco bought steel companies in order to keep the steel market for itself, but we've all grown at the cost of the defunct companies," says Maurice Armitage, president of Siderurgica de Occidente (Sidoc) in Cali, which has a 15% domestic market share.
Groucho Marx and many other people bought stocks with money borrowed against their --.
Less scrupulous dealers recognized not so much a new opportunity as an old opportunity returned in an overheated economy at ten times its former potential: turning collectors--who might someday sell what they collect--into speculators who planned to sell the art they bought. (People who buy in order to resell generally buy more, and more frequently, meaning more transactions and more commissions for dealers.)
He once bought me a beautiful set of a cross and earrings in platinum, " she says.
I only bought just the things I absolutely needed...like a red Miata?
This information is relied on by industry to keep abreast of what the government bought and how much the government paid for parts and repair services.
While this cycle seems clear, it does not answer the most difficult questions: who pays for decommissioning and what happens to the people who are bought out of their livelihood?
* Wolters Kluwer bought Capitol Publications from Pearson.