The next four columns of the table indicate the means of the number of market makers in one of the four quote status during the day: At best ask only ("on-ask"), at best bid only ("on-bid"), at both best bid and ask ("on-both"), and at neither of the best quotes ("straddling" the yellow strip).
2004), are defined as the buyer- (seller-) initiated trades executed by those market makers who were not posting the best ask (bid) prices.
We define buy (sell) orders as aggressive if their limit prices are higher (lower) than the best ask
(bid), and as conservative if their prices are lower (higher) than the best bid (ask).
Moody's and Fitch do not ask for data quality, but Best asks
for geocoding resolution and S&P asks for assumptions on the ages of structures and their construction.
Michelle Best asks
, "Have you looked at restructuring or new automation to increase productivity so that you do not need to add FTEs?
The best asks
questions, explores complexity, posits situations, sets up oppositions.