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Finance Glossary

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Buy-in

Definition:

If a seller promises but doesn't deliver securities,  you have a buy-in. The buyer will generally need to go elsewhere to buy the securities—and possibly at a different price. The seller is on the hook for any difference in price between what they agreed to and what the buyer actually ended up spending.