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Used for listed equity securities. See: Picture.
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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.
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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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