market price


: a price actually given in current market dealings

Examples of market price in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Omega, the Swiss brand owned by Swatch Group AG, was the second-best performer among brand indexes over the year, declining by about 2% as secondary market prices for some of its Speedmaster chronograph models gained or held firm. Andy Hoffman, Fortune Europe, 8 May 2024 Menu items vary in price points from $8 to $44 and a 30-day dry-aged steak is listed at market price. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2024 Over the past decade, market prices for dairy products were lower than production costs in every year but one. Whitney Eulich, The Christian Science Monitor, 30 Apr. 2024 With a market price of $750,000, this allows the buyers of this home to select appliances and carpeting for their personal final touch. Weichert Realtors® Welch & Company/chapel Hill, Kansas City Star, 28 Apr. 2024 In Wohl’s opinion, an alternative would be to build mixed-use housing, a portion at market price and another at a price accessible to workers. Verónica Egui Brito, Miami Herald, 16 Apr. 2024 The Offer seeks to provide an opportunity to existing Common Stockholders to purchase Common Stock at a discount to market price (subject to a sales load). Charlotte Observer, 8 Apr. 2024 However, several of these acquisitions were made at peak market prices, causing integration issues and lower profits. Jim Osman, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Then there is the impact of looming Chinese imports to consider; market prices will likely contract further, exacerbating the profitability challenge. Owen Bellwood / Jalopnik, Quartz, 24 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of market price was in the 15th century

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“Market price.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Legal Definition

market price

: the price at which a security is currently selling on the market
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