Seller's Market

DEFINITION of 'Seller's Market'

A market condition characterized by a shortage of goods available for sale.

BREAKING DOWN 'Seller's Market'

In a seller's market in commodities, the seller--because of the scarcity of underlying commodities or goods--is able to obtain better conditions for the sale, or higher prices.

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