Sold-out market

Definition:

Unavailability of a futures contract in a particular commodity or maturity date because of contract executions and limited offerings.

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Liquid

In context of securities, easily traded or converted to cash. In context of a corporation, the state of having enough cash and cash equivalents to cover short-term obligations.

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