gross spread

noun

Definition of gross spread

: the difference between the price of a share of stock when an underwriter buys it from the issuer and when the underwriter sells it to the public

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First Known Use of gross spread

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Gross spread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gross%20spread. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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