TeachMeFinance.com - explain Making a price
Making a price -- A stock market term ; when a seller at
the request of a buyer names the price at which he will sell
or a buyer at the request of a seller names a price at which
he will buy a price is made.
On the London Stock Exchange when a jobber (practically
a wholesaler of stocks ) is asked by a broker to make a price he, not knowing whether the broker is buyer or seller, names
the price at which he will buy and the price at which he will
sell and the broker then deals.
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