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• Also known as Sale. To convey ownership of a security or other asset for money or value. This includes giving or delivering a security with or as a bonus for a purchase of securities, a gift of assessable stock, and selling or offering a warrant or right to purchase or subscribe to another security. Not included in the definition is a bona fide pledge or loan, or a stock dividend if nothing of value is given by the stockholders for the dividend.

 
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 Referenced Terms
 Advance commitment: A promise to Sell an asset before the seller has lined up purchase of the asset. This seller can offset risk by purchasing a futures contract to fix the sales price.

 All or none: Requirement that none of an order be executed unless all of it can be executed at the specified price.Requirement that none of an order be executed unless all of it can be executed at the specified price.AON. Is also called All or Nothing. The order must be completed in its entirety or not at all. Here, there are no partial fills.Abbreviated AON. Used on a buy or Sell order to instruct the broker to fill the order entirely or fill none at all.

 Analyst: Also known as a Financial Analyst or Security Analyst. Analysts have expertise in evaluating investments, and typically are employed by brokerage firms, investment advisors, or mutual funds. They make buy, Sell, and hold recommendations on securities, and many specialize in industries or sectors.Employee of a brokerage or fund management house who studies companies and makes buy-and-Sell recommendations on their stocks. Most specialize in a specific industry.

 Ask: Also known as an Ask Price or Offer Price. The price a Seller is currently willing to accept for a particular security. On NASDAQ, this is the price at which a Market Maker is willing to sell a stock. See also: Bid; Quotation.Is the price requested, at the minimum, for an order to be acceptable and executed for the Seller.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 price.

 Ask: Also known as an Ask Price or Offer Price. The price a Seller is currently willing to accept for a particular security. On NASDAQ, this is the price at which a Market Maker is willing to sell a stock. See also: Bid; Quotation.Is the price requested, at the minimum, for an order to be acceptable and executed for the Seller.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 price.

 
 Related Terms
 Sell a spread
Sell hedge
Sell limit order
Sell on close
Sell on opening
Sell side analyst
Sellside or sell side

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