When the pledge period begins, a Greek organization gives a piece of paper, called a bid, to those individuals which it wants as members. This paper is an invitation to attend bid night, the official start of pledging. "John got a bid from TKE and Rusty got a bid from Zeta Nu."
An invitation to join an IFC fraternity or Panhellenic sorority. They are given out during formal recruitment (on Bid Day for sororities, at anytime before the end of formal recruitment for fraternities). The NPHC process does not include bids.
The bid document is prepared by a country if they wish to host their Association's Congress. The bid contains letters of invitation, details of the proposed host country/city, an outline of the plans for the congress and a draft budget. The bid must be presented as per the rules of the Association and a vote is usually taken on where the event will be held based on the bids received.
An offer to furnish goods, services, or construction in conformity with the specifications, delivery terms and conditions, and other requirements included in the invitation for bids; or, in the case of disposition of County property, an offer to purchase.
The only price that a spread betting client can sell either way to cover a long position or to go short. All spread bets are quoted in a two-way price, bid and offer - For further information click here
(1) An offer of money at an art auction. (2) The campaign platform of a slate of candidates running for election as a convention's executive committee. (3) A campaign to have a particular city selected as the site of a future edition of an established convention (e.g., Toronto won the bid to be the site of the 2003 WorldCon).
The seller's offer to furnish material or perform services at a stated price under specific terms in response to the buyer's solicitation. A bid may be a formal document, an advertisement, a letter, or a verbal offer by the bidder.
The price at which a seller will sell particular securities. In the securities and commodities trade, the highest price offered for a security or commodity at a given time. Also called a quotation or quote.
1. A network terminal's attempt to gain control over a line in order to transmit data, usually associated with the contention style of sharing a single line among several terminals. 2. A vendor's proposal to win a contract.
An indication by an investor, trader, or dealer of the willingness to buy a security or a commodity at a certain price; also, the highest current such indication for a specific stock or commodity at any point in time.
The amount paid by an advertiser for each visitor sent to them via a click on their ad under a pay per click model. Bids are made in an auction format where the highest paid advertisements are shown before lower paid ones.
Also called an "offer". When a potential buyer is interested in purchasing a house, they will place a bid, offering to pay the seller a certain price for the house. The seller may either accept, or counter-offer until a price, closing date, and all contingencies are agreed upon. The house is then considered to have an accepted offer and remains so until the closing date, at which point the buyer takes possession of the house. If the buyer is unable to purchase the house at any time between bid acceptance and closing, the house goes back on the market.
The price a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. Sometimes also used in the context of takeovers where one corporation is bidding for (trying to buy) another corporation. In trading, we have the bid-ask spread which is the difference between what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are asking for in terms of price.
An offer to buy at a stated price. Broker - A person who is paid a fee or commission for executing orders. In futures trading, the term may refer to: (1) a floor broker, i.e., an exchange member who executes orders on the trading floor of an exchange; (2) an account executive or associated person who deals with customers for a futures commission merchant or introducing broker; and (3) a futures commission merchant.
the price at which a dealer is willing to buy. Boiler room: an enterprise that uses high pressure sales tactics, false or misleading information, and scare tactics, generally over the telephone, to sell overpriced or worthless investments to unsophisticated investors.
On Prosper, a lender makes a bid by offering an amount (in loan principal) and an interest rate (in an annual interest rate) against a borrower's loan listing. Depending on the rate and bid date of other bids on a listing, an individual bid can have three different statuses: winning, partially outbid, or outbid.
A market maker's price to buy a commodity, security, currency or any financial instrument. A two-way price comprises the bid and ask/offer. The difference between the two quotations is known as the Spread.
The bid is the price at which a stock can be sold. It is the bottom half of the spread on a stock. As with the ask, you may be able to obtain a sale within the spread, but this often depends upon the liquidity of the stock, the number of trades, etc.
Order go out to bid with the county when the price of a specific order exceeds $2500. The county will perform the bid process and negotiate with vendors to obtain the lowest price on the specific commodity the order is requisitioning. The bid process will mail out to suitable vendors who sell the goods, in hopes to receive a price from the lowest bidder for the specific goods ordered.
price This is the quoted bid, or the highest price an investor is willing to pay to buy security. Practically speaking, this is the available price at which an investor can sell shares of stock. Related: Ask , offer.
The highest price offered to buy a particular coin by one dealer from other dealers, as reported by the Coin Dealer Newsletter. When applied to circulated coins, and other fairly standard items, the bid/ask prices are usually accurate, meaningful and useful. When applied to mint state coins, especially Mint State and Proof 65, they can be somewhat misleading. The implication is that all MS-65's are equal, which is simply not the case. In fact, no two coins are absolutely identical. One buyer's MS-65 is often another buyer's MS-64 + or MS-65 +. The CDN "Bid" prices generally reflect wholesale trading ranges for only the most conservatively graded mint state coins. Sight-unseen bid prices for P.C.G.S. coins are also listed on the A.N.E. network, and in the Certified Coin Dealer Newsletter. Of course, sight-unseen bids are almost always lower than sight-seen prices such as dealer-to-dealer transactions at coin shows. (See "A.N.E." and "C.C.D.N:')
The offer that a buyer makes to a seller to purchase their property. The details of the offer are laid out in the terms of the contract to purchase. When multiple buyers are interested in the same property bidding is the competitive process where the seller evaluates each buyer's offer to select the one that best meets his/her needs.
The highest price that a potential buyer is willing to pay for a security. The ask (or asked price) is the lowest price the seller will accept for the security. The difference between the two prices is known as the spread.
The price at which the market maker guarantees to fill a sell order. A sell order placed at the market will usually be filled at the current bid price. The bid price is usually less than the ask price.
Pay-per-click advertising is based on an auction system. In general, the search engines such as Google and Yahoo give the best positions on the page to those advertisers who pay the most for each click. If you are an advertiser, then for each keyword that is relevant to your campaign, you tell the search engine how much you are willing to pay for each click you get when your advert is shown for that keyword. Typically, advertisers offer to pay the most per click for the keywords that are used by the most people and that provide the highest ROI.
The bid is the highest price anyone wants to pay for a security at a given time. (see Offer, Quote) For *collective investment schemes, the 'bid' price is the price at which you sell units of the fund. (See Spread).
The bid is the price at which the market is prepared to buy a specific Currency in a Foreign Exchange Contract or Cross Currency Contract. At this price, the trader can sell the base currency. It is shown on the left side of the quotation. For example, in the quote USD/CHF 1.4527/32, the bid price is 1.4527; meaning traders can sell one US Dollar for 1.4527 Swiss Francs.
A declaration of both level and denomination (suit or no trump) that generally indicates the number of tricks the bidder believes their partnership can win; certain bids can also be used as conventions.
An offer to set the contract for a round. A standard bid consists of a number of tricks and a Trump suit (including No Trump). Other types of bids are "pass," "double" and "redouble." For tips on bidding, see the Bidding Guide.
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo Inter-American Development Bank - IDB (in English) Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento (em português) Banque Interaméricaine de Développment (en français) El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo es la más grande y antigua institución de desarrollo regional. Fue establecido en diciembre de 1959 con el propósito de contribuir a impulsar el progreso económico y social de América Latina y el Caribe. La creación del Banco significó una respuesta a las naciones latinoamericanas, que por muchos años habían manifestado su deseo de contar con un organismo de desarrollo que atendiera los problemas acuciantes de la región. ( BID Home)
Management Software â€“ Software or services that allow web sites to set bidding rules for how much to pay for PPC search engine traffic. With many sites using such tools it is possible to be locked into escalating bidding wars that could be very costly.
The amount that an advertiser is willing to pay to display an ad. Some search engines let you vary your bids as often as you wish, while others require manual intervention by their staff to change your bid.
Business Improvement Districts. A BID is a special taxing district implemented to generate revenue for infrastructure improvements necessary for economic development projects within a designed geographic district. Funds generated are used for services such as business retention and recruitment, professional management, marketing, improved maintenance, enhanced safety, and physical improvements to the streetscapes of the district.
Business Improvement District. There are two Business Improvement District (BID) in Regina. The first is called Regina Downtown and includes the area between Osler Street to Albert Street and Saskatchewan Drive to Victoria Avenue. The second is called the Regina Old Warehouse District and includes the area surrounding Dewdney Avenue from Albert Street to Broad Street. The City of Regina collects the Business Improvement District tax (an additional mill rate) on behalf of each Business Improvement District.
Business Improvement District. Time limited, locally controlled partnerships for improving the environment and economic performance of a defined area of a town or city. They are created by groups of business within small areas to oversee and fund environmental improvements and the provision of a limited number of additional or enhanced local services such as street cleansing, waste removal, lighting and public security.
In SNA, a command used to request permission to start a bracket. In BSC, a protocol exchange in preparation for sending and receiving data. The sending station sends an ENQ character and the receiving station acknowledges receipt of the ENQ character by sending an ACK0 control character.
The translation of a bid is a complex process and must be managed as a multipart translation. Bids are typically made up of a technical bid (which requires a technical translator), a financial bid ( financial translator), as well as a contract and pertinent legislation ( legal translator).
A response to a Shipper to tell them the rate they will be charged for a Lane. Bids are made for a single Lane, but more than one bid can be made for a Lane Logistics Provider must bid for all Lanes of a dependent Group.
Bridge identifier used in spanning-tree calculations. The BID contains the bridge MAC address and its spanning-tree priority value. If all bridges in the spanning tree are assigned the same priority, the bridge with the lowest MAC address becomes the spanning-tree root.
In bidding games, after all players have drawn their hand from the deck but before playing begins, each player makes a bid or passes. A bid is the number of points a player anticipates he can make for that hand.