price discovery

Definition of "price discovery"
  1. The process that sets the cost of a commodity based on the balance of supply and demand conditions, which could occur in futures or cash markets
How to use "price discovery" in a sentence
  1. Today's volatility in the oil market made price discovery difficult.
  2. The function of the commodities exchange is largely about price discovery.
  3. Due to a sudden influx of buyers, the stock market has been in a state of price discovery.

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