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On

Used in the context of general equities. Conjunction that denotes trade execution /indication, usually during a pre-opening look. "Looks 6 on 6000 shares at opening." See: for/at.
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Delvin left it to Emily to decide whether she would proceed by herself to Redwood Hall, or wait for Mirabel's return.
He said he would wait all day, if necessary; and he gave me this bit of a note to take to the mistress.
Wait a little, and time will change that way of thinking.
But there was nothing for it but to wait, and it might be at least a week, Professor Bumper said, before the Indian could return with a party of porters and mules to move their baggage.
I have brought her here--having no other place in which I can trust her to be--to wait the issue of proceedings, undertaken in defense of my own honor and good name.
Bear in mind what I have said," pursued Magdalen; "and wait a minute more, while I ask you some questions.
I suppose you have not forgotten how to wait at table, and clean plate, and the rest of it, in that time?
She will wait and wait, mother, for she always keeps her word, and I told her to hold on till I came," explained Mac, with visions of a shivering little figure watching on the windy hill-top.
She had done her best to keep warm, had skated till she was tired and hot, then stood watching others till she was chilled; tried to get up a glow again by trotting up and down the road, but failed to do so, and finally cuddled disconsolately under a pine-tree to wait and watch.
After staring at me, in great perturbation, she went back into the house with my message, closing the door, and leaving me to wait in the garden.
There he is, said the youth, coming after you, if you will only wait.
Schahriar, who had been listening to Scheherazade with pleasure, said to himself, "I will wait till to-morrow; I can always have her killed when I have heard the end of her story.