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Low

In the context of general equities, this is a specific minimum limit required by a seller in execution an order ("I'll sell 50 with an eighth low."); implies a not-held limit order. Antithesis of top.

Low

The smallest price of a stock over a given period of time, especially when the price has first been reached. That is, when a stock's prices have dipped below the previous record for a given period of time, analysts and reporters say that prices have reached "a new low." This is generally considered a bearish sign, especially when other indicators are also bearish.
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The low-down: Heliotrope is a small purple flower that grows on Mediterranean patios, named because it turns its blooms to face the sun all day.
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The Rangers boss hopes the AC Milan midfielder , who will be in Scotland next week with the Italian national side, can provide the low-down on his side's city rivals.
As a result, Freddie Mac's mortgage products, including its affordable low-down payment products, are available to lenders without separate contract negotiations.
has the low-down on everything including money, sex, drugs, work and the law.
The website even gives the low-down on the man's sex life - and it took Cindy a whole two months to create.
The X1 goes on sale in October, by which time we'll have the low-down on the road test for you.
It was a low-down, weaselly move by a man Maggie trusted and who, when she was in power, would have been the first to bow, scrape and ingratiate himself.
The new offering comes out as EastEnders celebrates its 15th anniversary and gives the low-down on everyone from Walford bad boy Grant Mitchell to former Queen Vic pooch Roly.
Full of information on every University in the land, it gives you the full low-down - warts and all.