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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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In looking round Baker Street and seeing not just the pubs, but the comfortable looking cafes, restaurants, hairdressers and specialist shops, the attempts by people and enterprises to give Middlesbrough people facilities that the town has lacked in the past, can be viewed.
I spent Sunday looking round the city, and went to Formby to see the statues and I have already booked a long weekend to come back again.
The pair looked sure to be beaten when Abidhabidubai went half a length up under a confident ride from Tom Eaves, who was looking round at one point, but battled back to prevail by a head.
"So it's a question of looking round for sports centres and universities where we could go because it's good to have some proper 11-v-11 sessions.
"Perhaps we need not more people looking round more corners but the same people looking round more corners more thoroughly to avoid the small things detracting from the big things the Prime Minister is getting right" Business Minister Lord Mandelson on the row over MPs' expenses "Labour has not won three elections by allowing truth to get in the way of a good smear" Former Prime Minister Sir John Major "I am the noisiest person on the terraces.
Looking round, there were more young women with a seat for their oversized handbags.
And Lincoln head coach Jon Schofield admitted he was upset at not winning the game, saying: "Looking round the dressing room, it looks as if we have been beaten 5-0."
"I'm looking round for another partner to expand the business."

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