Out there


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Out there

Used in the context of general equities. Indication gained from their trading and inquiry activity that buyers and/or (more often) sellers are in the market and should be found to get their order. "Feels like IBM is 'out there'."

Out There

Informal; a subjective assessment stating that sellers or (occasionally) buyers are in the market because they are looking for a transaction on a security. For example, if AT&T is described as "out there," it usually means that investors are looking to sell shares in AT&T.