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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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In mercy to Eustace, they begged me to wait half an hour.
"He is Minister of War, a man trusted by the Emperor, and I need not concern myself about his personal qualities: he has been commissioned to consider my project, so he alone can get it adopted," thought Prince Andrew as he waited among a number of important and unimportant people in Count Arakcheev's waiting room.
When he got abreast he stopped and waited a little for me to come out; then he rode on again.
He said he would wait all day, if necessary; and he gave me this bit of a note to take to the mistress."
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."
When we had finished our prayers and viewed the spectacle, we turned in the direction of the city; and at that instant Polemarchus the son of Cephalus chanced to catch sight of us from a distance as we were starting on our way home, and told his servant to run and bid us wait for him.
Come, Marian, give me a kiss, and show that you have the courage to wait till I come back."
"I suppose you have not forgotten how to wait at table, and clean plate, and the rest of it, in that time?"
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.
Meanwhile, we'll take it easy and wait for the return of Tolpec and his friends."
Don't be worried, I'm better now, and it is my fault I was ill, not yours; for I needn't have been so silly as to wait in the cold just because I said I would."
"I'm so thankful that I waited for you," he said to her.