5.05 x 5.25 why?

Discussion in 'Trading' started by Gordon Gekko, Jul 1, 2002.

  1. why do some stocks have such big spreads sometimes? i just shorted this stock when it was 5.17 x 5.18....now it's 5.05 x 5.25.
  2. echo


    Why do you find it unusual? When people don't want to buy or sell the stock badly enough, the spread can widen.
  3. You're walking around blind without a cane, pal.
  4. echo


    Who are you talking to? And, can you supply answers and not just criticisms.
  5. "Get yourself a decent suit. You can't keep coming in here looking like that. Go to Morty Sills -- tell him I sent you."

  6. echo, I think bungrider took the quote from on top of Michael
    Douglas's head. See the pic? It's right there... I am sure he
    meant this quote for the original poster. But who knows! Maybe

  7. Babak


    bung was just having some fun.

    GG, give us the specifics: security, time
  8. Sorry, but that's one of the silliest questions I've ever seen.
  9. i guess i'm silly then.
  10. syxi, after 3:30 est today.
    #10     Jul 1, 2002