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Broadcom’s stock jumps on profit beat, stock split

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Crude oil reverses trend on US data

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Is Apple’s bull run just getting started?

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Liquidity definition

Liquidity in trading and investment refers to the ease with which a financial asset can be bought or sold in the market without causing a significant change in its price. The more liquid an asset is, the easier it is a trader can buy or sell them in the market. Liquidity is an important factor to consider when making trading decisions, as it affects the trader’s ability to enter and exit positions at their desired prices. It can also impact the cost of transactions and the overall risk in trading.

How to determine an asset’s liquidity?

An asset is considered to be liquid if it has a high trading volume and a narrow bid-ask spread. Trading volume refers to the number of transactions (shares and contracts shaded) that are made within a given period. A narrow bid-ask spread refers to a small difference between the highest price a buyer is willing to pay to buy the asset (the bid) and the lowest price a seller is willing to accept to sell the asset (the ask).

Trading highly liquid assets

Highly liquid assets are appealing to traders because they can be bought and sold easily. This means traders can enter and exit positions quickly at a relatively fair price. Conversely, assets with low liquidity can be difficult to trade, as there are few buyers and sellers in the market. Large transactions

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