Buyers/sellers on balance

Definition:

Used for listed equity securities. Indicates that at a given time (usually before the opening of a stock market or at expiration time), there are more buyers than sellers in the marketplace, usually with market orders. See: Imbalance of orders.

Investing Essentials


Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

Term of the Day

Bear spread

Applies to derivative products. Strategy in the options or futures markets designed to take advantage of a fall in the price of a security or commodity. A bear spread with call options is created by... Read More

Subscribe to the Term of the Day via email Get the Term of the Day in your inbox!


Create your free portfolio