the price at which a commodity, security, or service is selling in the open market.
- Also called market value.
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How to use market price in a sentence
That keeps the market price artificially low and reduces the incentives for companies to make the change we need to drive down emissions.Lawmakers Question California Cap and Trade Policies, Citing ProPublica Report | by Lisa Song, ProPublica, and James Temple, MIT Technology Review | August 20, 2021 | ProPublica
With help from friends in two different cities, each more than 100 kilometers away, he managed to procure four doses at market price.How India’s COVID-19 crisis became the worst in the world | Priyanka Runwal | May 9, 2021 | Science News
How that is possible, if the same tax rate is applied across the board, comes down to the difference between the market price of a home and its value as assessed by city tax officials.Homes in poor neighborhoods are taxed at roughly twice the rate of those in rich areas, study shows | Christopher Ingraham | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Across the country, in city after city, homes in low-income neighborhoods are systematically over-assessed relative to their actual market prices, while those in rich areas are under-assessed.Homes in poor neighborhoods are taxed at roughly twice the rate of those in rich areas, study shows | Christopher Ingraham | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
The sale through an “at-the-market” offering program, according to a regulatory filing, meaning the stock will be sold over time at prevailing market prices.Looking to build a monster cash pile, Tesla heads back to the markets to sell shares | Verne Kopytoff | December 8, 2020 | Fortune
This gives her again the upper hand, as she is seeking to fix a market price across all digital servicing for her work.Taylor Swift Dumps Spotify, Igniting Turf War Between Spotify and Apple | Dale Eisinger | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In general, even the most generous vouchers cover less than 75 percent of the market price for childcare.Free Market Failure: Raising a Kid Is a Rigged Game in the USA | Monica Potts | August 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Poaching fell off dramatically, and the black market price of ivory dropped.
There's no penalty for missing the window; you'll just have to get a new estimate, with the new market price.Apple's iPhone Trade-in Program to Add Consumer Choice | CNBC | August 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, we don't have a market price on the lives we've ruined with harsh prison sentences.
But the market price of billets was the sole standard of wages in the Homestead mills.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
Generally the market price at the time and place fixed by the contract or by law for delivering the goods, but not always.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
Under unusual conditions the market price does not furnish the only test.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
By this time the market price of his wares had gone up very much.Washington Irving | Henry W. Boynton
Jimmie, if the highest market price for a fool was one hundred dollars, you'd fetch two hundred.An Arkansas Planter | Opie Percival Read
British Dictionary definitions for market price
the prevailing price, as determined by supply and demand, at which goods, services, etc, may be bought or sold
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