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Inquiry

Used in the context of general equities. In-line expression of interest in a particular stock, usually asking the firm to bid for or offer stock.

Inquiry

1. A request in which one investor asks another to make a bid or offer on a security.

2. An indication of interest by a potential customer or client. Generally speaking, an inquiry follows an advertisement or word-of-mouth information about the company. The number of inquiries can help a company determine the effectiveness of its marketing. Likewise, the number of inquiries relative to the number of actual customers or clients can help the company determine the quality of its products and/or staff.
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You are very much to blame for answering Miss Blanche's inquiries about Miss Silvester.
I might institute inquiries about "Miss Elster of Knowlesbury," on the chance of advancing towards the main object of my investigation, by first discovering the secret of Mrs.
Yes," I replied, "but I have some inquiries still to make.
There was plenty of time for a walk to Knowlesbury and back again to Welmingham; and there was no person probably in the town who was fitter to assist my inquiries about the character and position of Sir Percival's mother before her marriage than the local solicitor.
If inquiries uncover disabilities, employers are bound by the basic requirements of the ADA.
This should raise more inquiries about the public policy context in which the service took place:
If it's declining, or you're capturing fewer inquiries, move-in rates will suffer.
Conducting staff training in sales serves to ensure that the facility is positioned to capitalize and maximize upon current inquiry activity prior to spending additional monies to generate more inquiries.
Gerry Chandler asked me if I could reassure my friends that the inquiries would not be carried out by my own department but by an independent investigator who would command the respect of the House.
While national database inquiries submitted by directory assistance operators remain an important part of LSSi's business, online searches from directory portal websites are also a growing source of inquiries, as well as popular database services like New Movers, Phone Append, CNAM, File Refresh, and Enhanced Directory Assistance (EDA).
In this regard he has directed the inquiry officers to finalize the pending departmental inquiries with them so that action as per law against the officers/officials involved in cases could be taken.
With the new Projects module, accountants and project managers can rapidly build their own inquiries and customized reports on Project Costing and Project Billing in Oracle EBS -- all without the assistance of IT.