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Looking for

In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with.

Looking For

Soliciting for an offer. That is, one looking for an investment is seeking to buy. It is important to note that "looking for" an investment does not equate to bidding, but is rather an indication of interest. See also: In touch with.
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Looking for more insight into what your competitors are doing with their marketing?--did you mark the chance to review the more than 700 entries of the Best of NAMA awards in November?
So just as internal and external auditors, regulators are looking for ways to be more efficient." For example, in that do-more-with-less environment, she says, having regulators duplicate work already done by either internal or external auditors for a financial institution may not represent the most effective use of the agency's resources.
"We're setting up a new gallery, and looking for gorgeous tapestry rugs," he explains.
"We know they'll be looking for people better at juggling a lot of things at a time ....
Again, the most creative and adaptive people in the world find every opportunity, looking for a way to make this better.
When he found what he was looking for he stood straight and tried hard to keep from laughing.
We know that this is going to be another area where we're going to want to be looking for big bets.
Samson's lab is now looking for ways to lower the cost of doing toxicogenomics by making their own chips.
"They say, `I've been looking for answers externally; now I realize I have to look inside myself.' That's pretty perceptive."
But it's a great place to start when looking for business-improvement information on-line.
These guys usually feel marginalized on such occasions, since present fashion dictates that we look at art the way we listen to songs on the radio - looking for the two-minute stand - the short-attention-span bang of the single encounter.