A bid price is the highest price a buyer is willing to pay for a stock.  The act of advertising that you are willing to pay a specific price for a stock, rather than accepting someone else’s price.

Strictly speaking there can be multiple bid prices for a single stock.  We use the term “bid” more loosely, as a shorthand for the “best bid”.

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