A list of terms used in Terence Rattigan's Man and Boy:
Wide-scale selling of investment, causing a sharp decline in price. In most instances, investors just want to get out of the investment, with little regard for the price at which they sell.
Stockholders began to quickly sell their shares in Gregor’s company when news of his company’s downfall went public.
The degree to which an asset or security can be bought or sold in the market without affecting the asset's price. Liquidity is characterized by a high level of trading activity. Assets that can be easily bought or sold are known as liquid assets.
Gregor reveals that he is in a “crisis of confidence and liquidity” meaning he is having trouble finding an easy and ready access to cash.
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