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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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Looking at skewness and lowness values, variables are decided to be appropriate for multiple normal distributions.
Eighthly, The lowness of their Customs, and the heighth of their Excise, which is certainly the most equal and indifferent Tax in the World (...).
Part 3, while the shortest section of the book, contains some of its most important poems: "Nietzsche," "Bio III," and "Lowness." In "Bio III," the speaker attempts to gather up crumbs along the trail of his life, despite being continually "dispersed" and "waylaid": "what I loved," he writes, "always got in the way." And in "Lowness," the poet reiterates his claim against all forms of mystification, preferring a poetry of lowness that dips down into the jetsam of life and excavates meaning from what he finds there.
One of the most important disadvantages of the group elevator systems is the lowness in energy performances arising from working principles.
When Anaxarete rejects Iphis, she makes sure to point out their class differences: "But thou could nourish any flattering hope / One of my height in youth, in birth and fortune, / Could e'er descend to look upon thy lowness (3.2.241-43).
That shiny yellow orb has been around for some time, apparently, but its aggravating lowness seems only recently to have affected jump races to such a degree.
(22.) Jayaraj D, Exploring the importance of excess female mortality and discrimination in "natality" in explaining the "lowness" of the sex ratio in India, Developing Economies, 2009, 47(2):177-201.
What lowness. C* There cannot be such impudence," he said.
Despite the inherent "lowness" of the subject, "most extant erotic writing" appears primarily in the "high" genres of Italian humanist writing, including the sonnets of Aretino and an "erotic dialogue" by Antonio Vignali that originated from "an elite academy in Siena" (91).
(9) The lowness of his social condition is especially pronounced compared to that of his wife's second husband.
(113) The garbage with which Triomf begins also establishes tension between the novel's "high" allegorical message and exceptionally "low" subject matter, as the resilience of this "lowness" represents not only that of the oppressed in the face of oppression--the permeation of white culture by black--but also the disconnect between abstract and immediate reality.