stockjobbing
noun Date: 1692 speculative exchange dealings

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  • Stockjobbing — Stock job bing, n. The act or art of dealing in stocks; the business of a stockjobber. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stockjobbing — noun /ˈstɒkdʒɒbɪŋ/ Making markets in equity securities; dealing in stocks and shares. poor Kendall had a hard time of it to stop them at last, as Amos will to stop the mouths of the people about his stockjobbing. See Also: stockjobber …   Wiktionary

  • stockjobbing — See stockjobber. * * * …   Universalium

  • stockjobbing — Synonyms and related words: agiotage, arbitrage, brokerage, buying in, equity capital, flier, flutter, jobbing, legal bucketing, liquidation, plunge, profit taking, round trade, scalping, speculation, spot sale, stockbrokerage, stockbroking,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stockjobbing — n. buying and selling of stocks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stockjobbing — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: stock (I) + jobbing : the business of a stockjobber : the buying and selling of stocks : dealing in securities often on a speculative basis * * * stockˈjobbing noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Agiotage — Ag i*o*tage, n. [F. agiotage, fr. agioter to practice stockjobbing, fr. agio.] Exchange business; also, stockjobbing; the maneuvers of speculators to raise or lower the price of stocks or public funds. [1913 Webster] Vanity and agiotage are to a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delusion — De*lu sion . [L. delusio, fr. deludere. See {Delude}.] 1. The act of deluding; deception; a misleading of the mind. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being deluded or misled. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is falsely or delusively believed or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Charitable Corporation — The Charitable Corporation was an institution in Britain intended to provide loans at low interest to the deserving poor, including by large scale pawnbroking. It was established by charter in 1707. Its full title was Charitable Corporation for… …   Wikipedia

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