A market in which trading volume is low and in which consequently bid and ask quotes are wide and the instrument traded is not very liquid. Very little stock to buy or sell. Illiquid.
A market characterized by low liquidity and trading volume. Price fluctuations relative to volume tend to be wide, as are spreads between bid and ask prices.
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A market with few bid and ask offers. Characterized by low liquidity, high spreads, and high volatility. Small changes in supply and/or demand can have a dramatic impact on market price. also called narrow market. opposite of liquid market.
a market in which there are few buyers or sellers, or one in which transactions are infrequent or the total volume of transactions is relatively small
A market characterised by a limited sellers/supply or limited buyers/demand resulting in a low number of bids to buy and/or offers to sell.
a stock that normally has few buyers or sellers
A market for a stock in which there are comparatively few bids to buy or offers to sell, or both. Price fluctuations between transactions are usually larger that when the market is liquid.
A low turnover or nervous market, where an attempt to do a substantial transaction will result in a definite movement in the market rate.
A term used to refer to a market with low trading volume.
Trading volume in this market is low and the liquidity is also low.
A market that occurs when there are comparatively few bids to buy or offers to sell, or both. The phrase may apply to a single security or to the entire stock market. In a thin market, price fluctuations between transactions are usually larger than when the market is liquid. A thin market in a particular stock may reflect lack of interest in that issue, or a limited supply of the stock.
A market in which trading volume is low and in which consequently bid and ask quotes are wide and the liquidity of the instrument traded is low.
Usually means very few bids to buy or offers to sell.
An inactive or illiquid market associated with a small volume of trading
A market condition in which trading volume and liquidity is low and in which usually bid and ask quotes are wider than normal.
A market in which trading volume and issue liquidity are low and in which bid and asked quote spreads are wide.
A lack of buying or selling volume.
Low volume market.
A term for rarely traded shares.
Refers to a situation whereby there is either a limited supply of stock in the market, or demand is down, resulting in a low number of bids to buy and/or offers to sell.
describes a situation in which trading volume is low
a market where there are few buyers or sellers
A market with few bid and ask offers. The market is characterized by low liquidity, high spreads, and high volatility. Also known as a narrow market.
Market in which there are comparatively few bids to buy or offers to sell real estate. The term relates to a single investment or to a particular investment market, such as the real estate market. In a thin market, buying or selling a few homes can impact disproportionately. Price volatility is generally wider than liquid markets.
Market on a security that has too few bids and too few offers to sell. Large trades can have a marked affect on a security's prices, making the security much more volatile. Institutional investors usually avoid buying stocks that have a thin market for this reason--that is, it is hard for them to get in or out of a position without substantially affecting the security's price. See: Institutional Investor; Liquidity; Position Building; Seek a Market; Volatility
The scarcity of secondary market supply or few bid or offer quotes for a particular security.