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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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"However, on the other hand, looking at our balances it seems the tightness in the market disappears in 4Q2018 and all the way into 2019 when markets could potential go back into surplus if they were to pull out of the deal which should call for them to stay in it a bit longer," said the report.
The problem is the 'tightness' in sugar production and the unreasonable high prices of raw sugar.
Asian jet fuel market intensified, supported by supply tightness for prompt barrels as a result of ongoing refinery turnarounds in Asia and the Middle East, S&P Global Platts Analytics said in a report.
"Dylan trained yesterday (Monday) and felt a bit of tightness afterwards.
The authors use these data to work around hard-to-measure macroeconomic factors affecting national wage growth and labor market tightness. By using city data, the authors can make comparisons while holding national and global factors constant, and the variation across areas helps with statistical estimation.
However, in 2017, due to a variety of factors, tightness in a number of markets caused raw material price inflation.
Theoretical models of labor markets that aim to understand fluctuations over the business cycle refer to V/U (the inverse of the U/V ratio) as "labor market tightness" and show that the variable is able to summarize the state of the labor market.
Specifically, illness or trauma leads to the onset of symptoms (eg, muscle tightness), the experiences of which can become chronic if symptom management strategies are inadequate.
Williams sat out training in Queenstown yesterday, with "tightness" in his leg - but assistant coach Neil Jenkins insisted the Wales full-back will be fit to contest selection.
CURRENT PHYSIOTHERAPY EXERCISE PROGRAMME FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE LONG FLEXOR TIGHTNESS
Tadhg had a bit of tightness in his hamstring and Rhys had a bit of tightness in his calf."