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EATING STOCK Definition
EATING STOCK is when an underwriter can't find buyers for a stock and therefore has to buy them for his own account.
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BE, dependent upon usage, can mean Best Estimate, Best Effort, or Bill of Exchange.
AUCTION MARKET is a trading system in which buyers enter competitive bids and sellers enter competitive offers simultaneously. This, as opposed to the over-the-counter market, where trades are negotiated. Examples: the NYSE and the AMEX. It is sometimes called double auction market.