The difference between the bid and ask price of a currency. Spreads are also the difference between the price of two related futures contracts, and for options, one can purchase one option and sell another option of the same series. It is important to note how spreads for assets are determined. It can be number of shares available for trading, interest in a specific stock, or total trade activity of a stock.
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Spread

The difference between the bid and ask price of a currency. Spreads are also the difference between the price of two related futures contracts, and for options, one can purchase one option and sell another option of the same series. It is important to note how spreads for assets are determined. It can be number of shares available for trading, interest in a specific stock, or total trade activity of a stock.

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