Bid And Ask

Business / Taxes / Bid And Ask: Bid and ask is better known as a quotation or quote. Bid is the price a market maker or broker offers to pay for a security, and ask is the price at which a market maker or dealer offers to sell. The difference between the two prices is called the spread.

Other Words for Ask

Ask Verb Synonyms: question, interrogate, query, quiz, inquire or enquire (of)
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Other Words for Bid

Bid Verb Synonyms: offer, make an offer (for), tender, proffer
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Ask

Business / Finance / Ask: This is the quoted ask, or the lowest price an investor will accept to sell a stock. Practically speaking, this is the quoted offer at which an investor can buy shares of stock; also called the offer MORE

Widow-And-Orphan Stock

Business / Finance / Widow-And-Orphan Stock: Abnormally wide spread between the bid and asked prices of a security at the opening of a trading session. MORE

Portland Cement

Business / Construction / Portland Cement: Cement made by heating clay and crushed limestone into a brick and then grinding to a pulverized powder state. MORE

Post-And-Beam

Business / Construction / Post-And-Beam: A basic building method that uses just a few hefty posts and beams to support an entire structure. Contrasts with stud framing. MORE

Power Handling

Technology / Home Audio / Power Handling: A measure of how much amplifier power, in watts, a speaker can take before it is damaged. MORE

Preand Post Tours

Life Style / Travel / Preand Post Tours: Optional extension or side-trip package before or after a meeting, gathering or convention. MORE

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