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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.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS '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.

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