size

Refers to the magnitude of an offering, an order, or a trade. Large as in the size of an offering, the size of an order, or the size of a trade. Size is relative from market to market and security to security. "I can buy size at 102-22," means that a trader can buy a significant amount at 102-22. Small is \<10,000 shares. Medium is 15,000-25,000 shares. Good is 50,000 shares. Size is 100,000 shares. Good six-figure size is 200,000-300,000 shares. Multiple six-figure size is \>300,000 shares. Size of the market is actual number of shares represented in one's market, or bid and offering; unless specified, assumed to be at least 500 to 1000 shares, depending on the stock. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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( i) The number of shares or bonds which are available for sale.
(ii) A term used when there are a large number of shares for sale. Exchange Handbook Glossary

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size UK US /saɪz/ noun
[C] MEASURES one of the standard measures according to which things are made or sold: »

a size 14 dress

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The products come in three sizes.

[C or U] how big or small something is: »

The maximum loan size is €125,000.

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Voters were angry at the size of the budget deficit.

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No matter what size company you work for, you will learn valuable lessons about how to find your customers and reach out to them.

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Regardless of size and industry, most organizations devote considerable time and resources to developing unique, profitable areas of competence.

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Despite the potential market size, no bank was interested in their proposal.

double/triple/quadruple in size »

The share sale will enable the company to double in size over the next three years.

one size fits all — Cf. one size fits all
See also ECONOMY-SIZE(Cf. ↑economy-size), FULL-SIZE(Cf. ↑full-size), GIANT-SIZE(Cf. ↑giant-size), KING-SIZE(Cf. ↑king-size), LARGE-SIZED(Cf. ↑large-sized), MEDIUM-SIZED(Cf. ↑medium-sized), ONE-SIZE-FITS-ALL(Cf. ↑one-size-fits-all), PALM-SIZED(Cf. ↑palm-sized), POCKET-SIZED(Cf. ↑pocket-sized)
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size UK US /saɪz/ verb [T]
to make something a particular size: »

Word allows you to size the font in a document.

to measure how big or small something is: »

Demographic data is critical in helping companies size their markets.

See also RIGHT-SIZE(Cf. ↑right-size)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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