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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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I see ye coming-to, and I ses to my poor self, "I'll have another ready for him, and he'll bear in mind the market price of opium, and pay according.
If every farmer was to mix flowers an' vegetables, then every farmer would get double the market price, an' then there wouldn't be any double market price.
They pay me ten cents a dozen more than the market price, because my specialty is one-day eggs.
We're trying to reach home buyers with market prices starting at $140,000.
Since quoted market prices that qualify as prices at which willing buyers and willing sellers would exchange cash for employee stock options generally are not available, the FASB would require the fair value of employee stock options be estimated using an option-pricing model, such as Black-Scholes.
The ED also states (in paragraph 11, page 3) that "[i]f quoted market prices are not available, management's best estimate of market values may be based on the quoted market price of a financial instrument with similar characteristics or on valuation techniques (for example, the present value of estimated future cash flows using a discount rate commensurate with risks involved, option pricing models, or matrix pricing models).
If a financial instrument is publicly traded, disclosure of quoted market prices in the most active market provides the most reliable information.
804-3(a)(2) says cost or pricing data are not required when prices are "based on established catalog or market prices of commercial items sold in substantial quantities to the general public.