What happens if a new Bid price is substantially lower than the last Close price - close to 20% lower, and Ask is shown as zero? Will trading take place? Is this likely to be "big money" with insider information signalling something is about to happen to the stock?

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Depends on when you are seeing these bids & asks-- off hours, many market makers pull their bid & ask prices entirely. In a lightly traded stock there may just be no market except during the regular trading day.

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