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TIGHT MARKET Definition
TIGHT MARKET is a market in which the spread, or difference, between the bid and asked price of a security is extremely small. It is usually an indication that there is an abundant supply of the security and it is being actively traded. See THIN MARKET.
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SUSTAINING CAPITAL REINVESTMENT is the periodic capital outlay required to maintain operations at existing levels, net of the tax shield available from such outlays.
NET RECEIVABLES are a companys accounts receivable (money owed to the company) minus any provisions for bad debts. A firm with a sustainable competitive advantage shows a lower percentage net receivables to gross sales than their competitors, i.e. a firm with a sustainable competitive advantage need not be generous with credit.