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Look

Used for listed equity securities. See: Picture.

Look

1. In equities, the price at which a dealer or broker is willing to buy or sell a security. See also: Bid-ask spread.

2. See: Quote.

look

A price and size quotation for a security. For example, a floor broker may ask for a look at General Motors.
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Sometimes he brought his grandfather, who always looked closely at my legs.
First off he looked surprised to see us, and not very glad, either; but as Tom went on he looked pleasanter, and when he was done he smiled, and nodded his head several times, and made signs with his hands, and says:
He was very pert and lively, and hopped about so close to her feet, and put his head on one side and looked at her so slyly that she asked Ben Weatherstaff a question.
The hollowness and thinness of his face would have caused them to look large, under his yet dark eyebrows and his confused white hair, though they had been really otherwise; but, they were naturally large, and looked unnaturally so.
I made several attempts to get out of their way - such as standing on a chair to look at a map on the other side of the room, and poring over the columns of a Kentish newspaper - but they always attracted me back again; and whenever I looked towards those two red suns, I was sure to find them, either just rising or just setting.
I knew nothing then, of the discoveries that are occasionally made of bodies buried in ancient times, which fall to powder in the moment of being distinctly seen; but, I have often thought since, that she must have looked as if the admission of the natural light of day would have struck her to dust.
The soldiers were silent, and looked at Alice, as the question was evidently meant for her.
Caderousse looked full at Fernand -- he was ghastly pale.
I've never seen the girl, though, I think--at least I've never looked at her.
Nearly six-foot-six, and of more than theatrical thews and muscles, Isidore Bruno, in the gorgeous leopard skin and golden-brown garments of Oberon, looked like a barbaric god.
Philip looked forward with interest to the rest of the curriculum.
Once more Pierre looked questioningly at Anna Mikhaylovna to see what he was to do next.