bid-to-cover ratio


In a Treasury auction, the number of bids received divided by the number of bids accepted. Rather than the number of bids, sometimes the total amount of the bids is used instead. The higher the ratio, the higher the demand.

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The blue-haired hacker skimmed the bid-to-cover ratios quickly, looking for a high demand item to fully invest her focus upon.

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While Diego's painting was at auction, he discovered his Van Gogh painting was in high demand since it had a high bid-to-cover ratio.

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The Bid-To-Cover Ratio was particularly low in this instance, leading me to believe that the demand simply isn't as high as it should be.

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