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-Size generally refers to the number of traded units attached to an order or trade. For example, if one were to buy 100 shares, the size would be 100. Likewise, if a [[bid]]-[[offer|ask/offer]] quote is 100 (50,000)- 100.50 (100,000), the size of the bid is 50,000, while the size of the offer is 100,000.+{{Glossary|The number of units (shares, contracts, etc.) immediately available to buy ([[bid]]) or sell ([[ask]]).}}
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 +For example, if one were to buy 100 shares, the size would be 100. Likewise, if a bid-ask/offer quote is 100 (50,000)- 100.50 (100,000), the size of the bid is 50,000, while the size of the offer is 100,000.
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The number of units (shares, contracts, etc.) immediately available to buy (bid) or sell (ask).


For example, if one were to buy 100 shares, the size would be 100. Likewise, if a bid-ask/offer quote is 100 (50,000)- 100.50 (100,000), the size of the bid is 50,000, while the size of the offer is 100,000.