bid wanted


BW. A request by the holder of a security for bid offers from other investors. The holder is often looking for offers from other brokers rather than the general public. A bid wanted request is more likely to be seen during rising markets than in falling markets. A bid wanted quote is indicated by "BW" on a market sheet.

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You should try to make sure that you file a good bid wanted so the other party knows your intentions.

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The company was listing bid wanted in order to draw more interest from brokers during the recent uptick in the financial markets.

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They were loud and clear they had a bid wanted, and some companies gave them a look but otherwise most investors felt burned out on the company after the past debacle.

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