market maker
noun Date: 1962 an intermediary in a stock exchange who controls buy and sell orders (as by purchase and resale) for a particular stock or group of stocks

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Market Maker — Un market maker, ou « teneur de marché », est une entreprise, généralement une banque d investissement, ou une personne qui, sur un marché donné, fournit constamment : soit uniquement à sa clientèle, soit, dans certains cas, à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Market maker — Un market maker, ou « teneur de marché », est une entreprise, généralement une banque d investissement, ou une personne qui, sur un marché donné, fournit constamment : soit uniquement à sa clientèle, soit, dans certains cas, à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • market maker — Generally, a person who holds himself out on the financial markets on a continuous basis as being willing to deal on own account by buying and selling financial instruments against his proprietary capital at prices defined by him. In the UK, a… …   Law dictionary

  • market maker — n. a firm which maintains a stable and liquid market for a particular security by buying and selling it as circumstances require * * * …   Universalium

  • market maker — market ,maker noun count BUSINESS someone whose job is to buy and sell STOCKS and shares for other people on the STOCK MARKET …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • market maker — n. a firm which maintains a stable and liquid market for a particular security by buying and selling it as circumstances require …   English World dictionary

  • Market Maker — Als Market Maker (deutsch Marktpfleger oder auch Marktmacher) bezeichnet man einen Börsenmakler, der die Handelbarkeit (Marktliquidität) von Wertpapieren durch kontinuierliches Stellen von Geld und Briefkursen sichert und temporäre… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Market-Maker — Als Market Maker (deutsch: Marktpfleger oder auch Marktmacher) bezeichnet man einen Börsenmakler, der die Handelbarkeit (Marktliquidität) von Wertpapieren durch kontinuierliches Stellen von Geld und Briefkursen sichert. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Market maker — Financial markets Public market Exchange Securities Bond market Fixed income Corporate bond Government bond Municipal bond …   Wikipedia

  • market-maker — An individual or entity that stands ready to buy or sell financial instruments at all times. Market makers quote both a bid and an offer price to the market. Market makers provide liquidity to markets. They profit from the spread between bid and… …   Financial and business terms

  • market maker — An individual or entity that stands ready to buy or sell financial instruments at all times. Market makers quote both a bid and an offer price to the market. Market makers provide liquidity to markets. They profit from the spread between bid and… …   Financial and business terms

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