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Active Market

A market for a security with a high trading volume. Many investors look to active markets because they can be traded, even in rather large quantities, without affecting the price. Securities with active markets usually have low bid-ask spreads.

active market

A securities market or the market for a particular security in which trading is relatively heavy. An active market not only results in more profits for brokers but also helps institutional investors wishing to acquire or dispose of large positions without affecting price.
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In a big town and an active market we should have brought a good price; but this place was utterly stagnant and so we sold at a figure which makes me ashamed, every time I think of it.
In a first for the real estate industry, national residential real estate brokerage ZipRealty (NASDAQ:ZIPR), will enable home buyers and sellers to weigh in with their own reviews and ratings on most of the 900,000 homes listed on the Multiple Listing Service in ZipRealty's 19 active markets, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.
San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties were the most active markets for new homes, DataQuick said.
These estimates are not based on quoted prices in active markets for either identical or similar assets or liabilities, but rather on mark-to-model estimates.
com, the nation's first government-regulated online futures trading market for binary and futures contracts, today announced a range of $100 contracts on its most active markets including crude oil, gas-at-the-pump, metals and currencies.
The efforts of both the pharmacies and physicians to get connected for electronic prescribing in Massachusetts has made it one of the most active markets in the US.
When active markets do not exist, developing discounted cash flow estimates that reflect marketbased discount rates commensurate with the risk of the cash flows projected.
This point of sale financing will allow Clancy to expand into new target markets while growing current active markets.
The Reclassification is aimed at enhancing the Trust's ability to regulate non-resident ownership of units to ensure the Trust continues to qualify as a mutual fund trust under the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "Tax Act"), while maintaining active markets for the units and the ability to raise capital in Canada and the United States.
We add active markets such as Hong Kong and Shanghai as we get customers in that region.
Currently, WirelessNorth has active markets in Fargo and Grand Forks, ND; Duluth, Fergus Falls and Moorhead, Minn.