Tight Markets financial definition of Tight Markets
tight market (redirected from Tight Markets)
with high trading volume
and a small bid-ask spread
. However, an investor
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.
A market for securities in which competition is intense and spreads are narrow. In a tight market, dealers must make up in volume what they lose on a narrowing of the spread. Compare deep market
, thin market
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Payroll data show how tight the labor market is: Tight markets
can translate into wage inflation (www.
kept consumer inventories down, preventing an inventory overhang that would dampen demand this year.
This type of transaction represents a growing trend in tight markets
where it is difficult to find existing product and there are high barriers to entry," said Henkel.
ISE introduced the Second Market to create tight markets
and additional liquidity for options classes that have typically experienced lower trading volumes.
Earnings growth is somewhat constrained by rising costs given tight labor markets, high energy-related prices (explosives and diesel fuel), high steel prices, and tight markets
for equipment and parts.