Ask

Definition:

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.

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Bundling, unbundling

Creation of securities either by combining primitive and derivative securities into one composite hybrid or by separating returns on an asset into classes.

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