"Cost me"

Definition:

Refers to over-the-counter trading. "The price I must pay to obtain the securities you wish to buy is [$]". Usually, a standard markup is then applied for resale to this buyer. Antithesis of can get.

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Dedicated capital

Total par value (number of shares issued, multiplied by the par value of each share). Also called dedicated value.

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