Matched orders

Definition:

Used for listed equity securities. Participate in equal amounts of a trade at a certain price, particularly when two parties have the same level of priority on the exchange floor (this requires standing in the trading crowd).

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Heavy

An equities market now dominated by sellers, or oversupply, resulting in falling prices. See: Overbought, resistance level, tired.

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