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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.
References in classic literature ?
Presently, with an odour of cooking, the Frau Professor came in, a short, very stout woman with tightly dressed hair and a red face; she had little eyes, sparkling like beads, and an effusive manner.
As he passed through the opening, the front sight of the rifle caught upon the edge of the inswung door with sufficient force to close it tightly after the fleeing ape.
Dressed as she was in riding breeches with no entangling skirts to hinder or catch upon passing shrubbery, she soon found that she could cling tightly to the back of the mighty bull and when a moment later he took to the lower branches of the trees, she closed her eyes and clung to him in terror lest she be precipitated to the ground below.
And I held her tightly while I called Nobs and bade him lie down at her back.
Then, drawing his worn narrow girdle round him, he drew in his breath, pulling in his lean stomach still more, and girdled himself as tightly as he could over his sheepskin.
She crouched in a sheltering way over her baby (which clung tightly to her), and made pleading signs and sounds to the Fire-Men.
The Frog, one day intent on mischief, bound the foot of the Mouse tightly to his own.
A YOUNG Ostrich came to its Mother, groaning with pain and with its wings tightly crossed upon its stomach.
One hand he held tightly against his side, and behind him he left a bloody trail.
She faced the doorway of a room, shut her eyes tightly, and then, thrusting aside the heavy draperies, she advanced blindly with her right arm outstretched before her.
The skin roof, stretched tightly as a drumhead, I had thought, sagged and bellied with every gust; and innumerable interstices in the walls, not so tightly stuffed with moss as Maud had supposed, disclosed themselves.
The brown face was leaner, the skin drawn tightly across the cheekbones.