imperfect market


A market in which the public does not immediately receive full access to financial information about securities and in which buyers are not immediately matched with sellers for particular securities.

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When John asked Dave how he should invest in the stock market for maximum profit, Dave told him it is an imperfect market and that nothing is guaranteed.

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The people in the general public are often introduced to an imperfect market whereas they are not initially allowed access to complete financial information.

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The lack of information in the imperfect market allowed insider trading and forced many public traders into uninformed trades by not allowing for full disclosure of financial information or securities to the public.

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