Bid price

Definition:

This is the quoted bid, or the highest price an investor is willing to pay to buy a security. Practically speaking, this is the available price at which an investor can sell shares of stock. Related: Ask, offer.

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Cost of limited partner capital

The discount rate that equates the after-tax inflows with outflows for capital raised from limited partners.

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