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Bid and asks above last closing price on a weekend?

Bid and asks above last closing price on a weekend?
  1. Why is bid price higher than last price?
  2. Is it possible for bid price to be higher than ask?
  3. Why is the ask price so high after hours?
  4. Is closing price is equal to opening price of next day?
  5. What does it mean when there is a large bid/ask spread?
  6. Should you buy at bid or ask?
  7. What happens when bid is higher than offer?
  8. What happens if bid price is higher than offer price?
  9. When you sell a stock do you get the bid or ask price?
  10. Why is the bid and ask price so far apart?
  11. When you buy stock after-hours what price do I get?
  12. Can you buy stocks on the weekend?
  13. Do share prices change over the weekend?
  14. Why closing price is important?
  15. What is the difference between close price and last price?

Why is bid price higher than last price?

A stock quote includes more than just the last price. It also includes its bid and ask price. The bid price is the best available price for sellers, as it reflects the highest price that somebody is willing to pay for the stock. The offer or ask price is the price that sellers are willing to accept from buyers.

Is it possible for bid price to be higher than ask?

The ask price, also known as the "offer" price, will almost always be higher than the bid price. Market makers make money on the difference between the bid price and the ask price. That difference is called the "spread."

Why is the ask price so high after hours?

Because there are fewer buyers, after-hours trading is less liquid. It's more volatile with wider bid-ask spreads. Stock prices can swing greatly during after-hours trading, particularly if a company makes an after-hours announcement such as an earnings report or a pending acquisition.

Is closing price is equal to opening price of next day?

The listed closing price is the last price anyone paid for a share of that stock during the business hours of the exchange where the stock trades. The opening price is the price from the first transaction of a business day. Sometimes these prices are different.

What does it mean when there is a large bid/ask spread?

The bid-ask spread is the difference between the highest offered purchase price and the lowest offered sales price. Highly liquid securities typically have narrow spreads, while thinly traded securities usually have wider spreads. Bid-ask spreads usually widen in highly volatile environments.

Should you buy at bid or ask?

The ask price is the lowest price that a seller will accept. The difference between the bid and ask prices is called the spread. The higher the spread, the lower the liquidity. A trade will only occur when someone is willing to sell the security at the bid price, or buy it at the ask price.

What happens when bid is higher than offer?

If the 'bid' level was equal to or higher than the 'ask' level, then shares of stock would sell until either there were no more offers to buy at that price, or no more offers to sell at that price. Meaning there are offers to buy 500 shares at 40, and offers to sell 1000 shares at 40.02.

What happens if bid price is higher than offer price?

It refers to the lowest price that the good seller is willing to accept instead of selling the goods. The bid represents the demand for the good. Therefore, the higher the demand for the good, the higher the bid price. The offer describes the supply for good.

When you sell a stock do you get the bid or ask price?

You'll pay the ask price if you're buying the stock, and you'll receive the bid price if you are selling the stock. The difference between the bid and ask price is called the "spread." It's kept as a profit by the broker or specialist who is handling the transaction.

Why is the bid and ask price so far apart?

If you notice that the bid and the ask prices are very far apart, it usually means that the security does not have a lot of liquidity. On the flip side, if you see that the bid and the ask price of a security are very close together, the security likely has more liquidity.

When you buy stock after-hours what price do I get?

Typically, price changes in the after-hours market have the same effect on a stock that changes in the regular market do: A $1 increase in the after-hours market is the same as a $1 increase in the regular market.

Can you buy stocks on the weekend?

Yes, traders can trade stocks over the weekend. While most stock exchanges operate on a 9am-5pm and five days a week format, trading on weekends is made possible through so-called Electronic Communication Networks (ECNs). These enable investors to buy and sell during the pre and post market hours.

Do share prices change over the weekend?

Stock prices fall on Mondays, following a rise on the previous trading day (usually Friday). This timing translates to a recurrent low or negative average return from Friday to Monday in the stock market.

Why closing price is important?

The Closing Price helps the investor understand the market sentiment of the stocks over time. It is the most accurate matrix to determine the valuation of stock until the market resumes trading the next day.

What is the difference between close price and last price?

Difference Between Closing Price and LTP? Last Traded Price is the stock price you see when the Market is Active whereas Closing Price is the stock price you see when the Market Closes.

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