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Flash

Value of a security displayed, or flashed across the tape, when the tape display cannot keep up with volume on an exchange and lags the current price by more than approximately five minutes.

Flash

When the tape is late by more than five minutes, the current price of a security that periodically displays, or "flashes," on the ticker. This interrupts the delayed prices and keeps investors abreast of where the current price is even if they do not know how it arrived there. The flash price displays every five or 10 minutes.
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The chestnut filly is as short as 10-1 for the Newmarket Classic after her Group One success and is only behind stablemate Flashy Wings, who took the Lowther Stakes at York.
For instance, apart from the arcade in Plano's part of the Potsdamer Platz, the only other modern one in Berlin is a flashy affair in Henry Cobb's block on Friedrichstrasse.
The Group One Sky Bet Cheveley Park Stakes on September 29 has been a proposed target for Flashy Wings but she also has an alternative engagement in Saturday's Watership Down Stud Sales Race at Newbury.
THE STANDARD art-world book on the Whitney Museum goes like this: a distant third in the New York contemporary museum sweepstakes (after august MoMA and flashy Guggenheim Inc.), stuck in a cramped, unrenovatable late-modernist bunker, limited in focus to an American art of fading importance in an increasingly global scene, and hobbled by uncertain, feckless administrators.
What the developers behind this realised, fairly early on, is that no matter how flashy they make the graphics or how fast they make the animation Requiem - Revenging Angel will still be a game that has been seen a million times before.
Each is signalled to the street by the flashy designs that BA has adopted on the tail fins of its planes, and the courts are elegantly landscaped with appropriate flora by Richard Hannay of Land Use Consultants curiously, the fragile, delicate gardens look as if they will last a lot longer, and be much more loved than the graphics.
MICK CHANNON yesterday reported Flashy Wings to be bang on target for Royal Ascot, where one of the top juvenile fillies of 2005 has a choice of engagements, writes Neil Morrice.
FLASHY WINGS can cement her position as favourite for next year's 1,000 Guineas by scooping the pounds 142,700 first prize for the Watership Down Stud Sales Race (2.10) at Newbury today.
Flashy Wings, ante-post favourite for next year's 1,000 Guineas, is unlikely to take up her engagement in the Moyglare Stud Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
Females have flashy physiology, such as colorful stripes and deep ridges on their bellies, but males don't.
Webre's Juanita y Alicia, with McKerrow and Gardner heading the company, had a lively, onstage Latino band that was more interesting to watch than the repetitive, occasionally flashy choreography.