Workout Market


DEFINITION of 'Workout Market'

A market maker prediction as to the trading price range that a security will occupy within a reasonable period of time. The characteristics of a workout market are seen prevalently in thin markets.

BREAKING DOWN 'Workout Market'

Prices quoted by the market maker are subject to the availability of a matching order. Also, there are usually significant mark-ups on the security being traded.

  1. Matching Orders

    The process for executing securities trades by pairing buy orders ...
  2. Thin Market

    A market with a low number of buyers and sellers. Since few transactions ...
  3. Markup

    The difference between an investment's lowest current offering ...
  4. Market Maker

    A broker-dealer firm that accepts the risk of holding a certain ...
  5. Futures Market

    An auction market in which participants buy and sell commodity/future ...
  6. Capital Markets

    Capital markets are markets for buying and selling equity and ...
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