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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

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(as in bid-ask, and not Jeeves) It's what the seller wants to sell for. Think: The "s" in the middle. The ask price includes the commission or market from the dealer. Synonym without sin: "Offered".

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