TeachMeFinance.com - explain bid
bid -- (1) an offer of money in exchange for property, or anything of value that has been placed for sale. (2) an offer to purchase something of value at a specified price made during an auction. (3) a formal offer in writing by a contractor to provide a product or service for a certain price, usually within a specified period of time. (4) in securities markets, an indication of a willingness to buy at a given price.
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