Overlap the market

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Overlap the market

Used in the context of general equities. Create a crossed market by expressing a willingness to sell on the bid side of the market and buy on the offer side.

Overlap the Market

To create a crossed market. One overlaps the market when offers to buy a security at a price higher than the lowest offer or to sell at a price lower than the highest bid.
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Each pushed the boundaries, expanded the knowledge of the corporation, and when combined with GM's less adventurous offerings, overlapped the market in a way that kept the company prepared for almost any eventuality.
Mutuality and reciprocity were the informal rules of this system of exchange, which overlapped the market at many places.