The lowest cost a seller will take for a security. Its utilized in wholesale sales. The general public may not have this price. AKA asking price, ask price, supplied price, supplying price, and gives cost.
Lowest price which a dealer (market manufacturer) is ready to take for securities and economic futures. This is basically the wholesale price for dealer-to-dealer trading in an exchange or perhaps in non-prescription marketplace, and may also never be open to everyone. Also referred to as selling price, ask cost, offered cost, offering cost, or provide cost.