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Tight

In line with or extremely close to the inside market or last sale in a stock (+/- 1/8). On the money.

Tight Market

A market or security with high trading volume and a small bid-ask spread. However, an investor can profit in a tight market, especially if he/she trades large numbers of securities. When the bid-ask spread is narrow, an investor may have difficulty making more than a small return for each trade, but sheer numbers can make returns add to a substantial amount.
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But Christine says only 15 of the tight-fisted TDs have replied.
As long as regulators ride in the wake of the S&L debacle and keep financial institutions tight-fisted in financing new developments, the credit crunch will keep crunching," said James E.
Partners need to keep up with technology but are constrained by a tight-fisted spending market.
Fans will also enjoy catching up with Isa the gossip, one-legged Winston, tight-fisted Tam, Boabby the barman and Navid the shopkeeper.
But that's the position this tight-fisted government continue to put them in.
My plea is: Stop being so tight-fisted if you are interested in helping the community.
FLOOD hero David Howard - like many of the other victims - isn't some tight-fisted Smart Alec too mean to pay his house insurance.
When Stoneman was hired in 1999 to replace Bill Bavasi, the perception was that the former banker and Montreal Expos vice president would be a short-timer, a tight-fisted caretaker for Disney, which was trying to dump the team.
A man with pounds 13 million who gives just one third of one per cent away is not just careful with cash, he's a tight-fisted git.
DEMANDS have been made today for action against tight-fisted holiday firms who are costing parents hundreds of extra pounds by bumping up the prices of sunshine breaks.
JJB SPORTS, owner of Liverpool based retail chain TJ Hughes, yesterday blamed tight-fisted customers for a fall in sales.
Midland Metro is not the best designed and engineered, and suffers from the British government's usual tight-fisted approach to any transport project not serving Stratford in east London, but it is much more reliable than the guided bus system at Nancy that shut down for some months.