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When I try to sell an item through the Galactic Trade Market, some price is automatically assigned to the item. I can then change the price, but I think many players will keep the default one.

How is this price determined? Is it somehow based on the state of the economy on the server? Or is it a static price (maybe based on the price when selling the item to a vendor)?

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It seems like the default buyout price is 450% of what a vendor will pay. Deposits vary from 22% of the vendor price (6 hours) to 68% (48 hours).

I have no evidence, but I would not imagine the price would vary.

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Are these numbers based on empirical data, or anecdotal evidence? –  Mufasa Dec 19 '11 at 18:17
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@Mufasa anecdotes are a form of empirical data. –  Nick T Dec 19 '11 at 19:33
    
Sorry, you're correct. quora.com/Philosophy/… I should have asked if it's analytic fact and/or backed with references. –  Mufasa Dec 19 '11 at 19:43
    
Based on anecdotal evidence, it seems this is right. –  svick Dec 19 '11 at 19:49
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Also, I think the deposit is based on the actual price, not the default one. –  svick Dec 28 '11 at 1:26
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