Business / Finance / Bid: The price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Sometimes also used in the context of takeovers where one corporation is bidding for (trying to buy) another corporation. In trading, we have the bid-ask spread which is the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price.
Business / Construction / Bid Bond: A bond issued by a surety on behalf of a contractor that provides assurance to the recipient of the contractor's bid that, if the bid is accepted, the contractor will execute a contract and provide a MORE
Business / Finance / Bid-To-Cover Ratio: The ratio of the number of bids received in a Treasury security auction compared to the number of accepted bids. MORE