What it is:
How it works (Example):
Investors, especially individuals, frequently cannot or do not want to brokers also accept “odd-lot” trades (though they may charge a higher commission for doing so). However, the advent of electronic and online trading platforms has reduced, and in some cases eliminated, these odd-lot premiums.the expense of trading in round lots, however, which is why most
Why it Matters:
Lot investors tend to be larger investors. The ratio of odd-lot buying to odd-lot selling, on the other hand, is often used to evaluate small-investor sentiment.