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Open

Used in the context of general equities. Having either buy or sell interest at the indicated price level and side of a preceding trade. "Open on the buy/sell side" means looking for buyers/sellers (for someone who is a seller/buyer). Antithesis of clean.

Open

1. The time trading begins on an exchange. This is important to matters like a security's opening price or opening bid. See also: Close.

2. An order to buy or sell a security that has not yet been filled. Some orders are only open for a certain amount of time, while some remain open until they are filled. See also: IOC, GTC.
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Deerfield 27, Lakes 24: The visiting Eagles dropped their season opener.
The opener was hopeful that if the Twenty 20 and One-day International (ODI) series went smoothly, against Sri Lanka, it might pave the path for Test cricket's return to Pakistan.
At this point, foreign manufacturers will go to any lengths to scuttle any new initiative for the domestic manufacturing of can openers; dumping and price war are just the tip of the iceberg.
Both openers made centuries, with Stuart Walker scoring 108 from 161 balls, which included 11 fours and a six, while his colleague, Karl Turner, fired 101 runs from 135 balls as they put on 224 runs for the first wicket.
So Tamim needs to keep his wicket and curb his aggression to pave the platform." Therefore Tamim had to sacrifice his strike rate but the sacrifice bolstered his average and bracketed him amongst the best openers of the world.
The stats clearly show that 'Endgame' was the highest opener of 2019, of any Hollywood film in India, making Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif starrer 'Thugs Of Hindostan' stand on the second place, which opened with 52 crores on the first day.
The UAE had beaten Bangladesh by 97 runs in the opener. They then lost to Pakistan by nine wickets, but restricted Hong Kong to 87 for four in 31 overs when rain arrived.
However, against the run of play, it was the Malians who scored the opener in the 52nd minute.
Precision Garage Door Openers make the garage one of the most well-lit rooms in the house.
Opener Roy Haygarth finished 49 not out after hitting nine boundaries, as Ulgham raced to 155-2 off 22 overs.
It was revealed to be a letter opener and the 46-year-old explained that it had belonged to his late mother.
The Genie Company, a manufacturer of garage door openers and accessories for residential and commercial applications in the United States, has launched its new garage door opener, the Model 3020.