Marking up or down

Definition:

The amount by which a securities dealer raises or lowers the price of a stock or bond due to changes in demand and supply.

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Cost-of-carry market

Applies to derivative products. Futures contracts trade in a "cost-of-carry market" where the underlying commodity can be stored, insured, and converted into the future easily and inexpensively.... Read More

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