Business / Taxes / Market: Traditionally, a securities market was a place — such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) — where members met to buy and sell securities. But in the age of electronic trading, the term market is used to describe the organized activity of buying and selling securities, even if those transactions do not occur at a specific location.

Other Words for Market

Market Verb Synonyms: market-place, exchange, Stock Exchange
Market Noun Synonyms: demand, customer base, call
Market Adjective Synonyms: shop, store, bazaar, supermarket, superstore

Normal Market Size (NMS)

Business / Finance / Normal Market Size (NMS): A system that categorizes the size of transactions that are normal for a particular security and forces market makers to deal within these sizes. MORE

Intermarket Spread Swaps

Business / Finance / Intermarket Spread Swaps: An exchange of one bond for another based on the manager's projection of a realignment of spreads between sectors of the bond market. MORE

Efficient Capital Market

Business / Finance / Efficient Capital Market: The degree and speed with which a market accurately incorporates information into prices. MORE