English comprehension is a must if you choose to reply to a post. What was said was, "the seller got $16.25 and the buyer paid $16.25." Neither was identified. The MM could have been a short seller and the buyer a short coverer for all I know. Since I have been at this game for over 1/2 century it I am not surprised to learn from you that there is an inside market and free trade market yet difficult as it may be for you to accept I have more than once bought on an OTC bid price and sold at the offer price.