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An increase in a number of buyers and sellers moves the bid and ask price upward and downward which results in an increase in price variability and in transaction volumes.
As an empirical matter, it is not clear that ask prices should play a similar role in the online setting that we examine.
Our approach is to see whether the relationship between ask prices, offers, and time to sale on the exchange is similar to that in other markets characterized by costly search.
Furthermore, these contracts crossed at the ask price, a good indicator that whoever initiated the trade bought the options.
Barcum also noted that in addition to increased market visibility, Nasdaq offers AIG the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and ask prices as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
In addition to increased market visibility, Nasdaq offers Mid-Peninsula Bancorp the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and ask prices.
In addition to increased market visibility, Nasdaq offers LIVE the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and ask prices, as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
GovPX End-of-Day pricing delivers the following in a space delineated file: Record Number, Cusip, Maturity, Coupon, Product Type, Alias, Active Code, Settlement, Last Trade Date, Last Trade Time, Last Trade Side, Last Trade Price, Aggregate Volume, Bid Price, Ask Price, Mid Price, Mid Yield, Change Sign, Price Change, Yield Change Sign, Yield Change, High Price, Low Price, Open Price.
In addition to increased market visibility, NASDAQ offers Orange National Bancorp the advantage of multiple market makers that compete to offer the best bid and ask prices, as opposed to a single specialist on the floor of a stock exchange.
Colkitt, the Company's chairman, noted that the Company's entry into the Nasdaq National Market provides brokers and others with immediate access to the best bid and ask prices and other information about the Company's shares throughout the trading day.
McCaig, President and Chief Executive Officer, said that Grand Union's entry into the NASDAQ National Market provides brokers and others with immediate access to the best bid and ask prices and other information about the Company's shares throughout the trading day.
Alexander noted that Delgratia's entry into the Nasdaq SmallCap Market provides brokers and others with immediate access to the best bid and ask prices and other information about the company's shares throughout the trading day.