Ask Price

Trading Basics

Ask Price

The ask price is the level at which a seller is willing to accept a bid on a security.

The ask price is always higher than the bid price.

Also known as the offer price.

Other Trading Basics

Bid

Traders can go short at the bid price.

The terminology is from the broker point of view, they are bidding to buy from you.

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Cash Call

When your broker asks you to deposit more cash into your brokerage account to cover margin requirements.

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