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Cheap

Of or related to the low cost of a good, service, or security. Cheapness is determined by comparing the cost to similar goods, services, and securities. Cheapness is also related to one's ability to buy: what seems cheap to one person may seem expensive to another. Cheapness may, but does not always, indicate a low quality in the good, service, or security.

cheap

Of, relating to, or being a security that sells at a market price below what is expected given fundamental factors such as earnings, assets, and management ability. Determining whether a security is cheap is a subjective judgment. Compare expensive.
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Sticking faithfully to the plot of Dickens' tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghostly apparitions who visit him on the night before Christmas, we join the eponymous miser on a musical journey through the past, present and future as learns to mend his ways and earns redemption.
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