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Wide opening

Abnormally wide spread between the bid and asked prices of a security at the opening of a trading session.
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Wide Opening

An unusually large bid-ask spread on a security at the open of an exchange. A wide opening is most common when specialists and/or market makers have not yet submitted their first bids and asks, which are usually the most competitive offers.
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wide opening

A large spread between the bid and ask for a security at the opening of a session's trading.
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