stock market

stock market
noun Date: 1809 1. stock exchange 1 2. a. a market for particular stocks b. the market for stocks throughout a country

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  • stock market — n 1: stock exchange (1) 2: a market for particular stocks 3: the market for stocks throughout a country Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Stock market — Stock Stock (st[o^]k), n. [AS. stocc a stock, trunk, stick; akin to D. stok, G. stock, OHG. stoc, Icel. stokkr, Sw. stock, Dan. stok, and AS. stycce a piece; cf. Skr. tuj to urge, thrust. Cf. {Stokker}, {Stucco}, and {Tuck} a rapier.] 1. The stem …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stock market — stock ,market noun count * 1. ) a STOCK EXCHANGE 2. ) the stock market the activities connected with buying and selling SHARES in companies: He invested everything in the stock market. a ) the value of the SHARES being sold in a STOCK EXCHANGE:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stock market — place where securities are bought and sold, 1809, from STOCK (Cf. stock) (n.2) + MARKET (Cf. market). The original Stock Market (mid 14c.) was a fish and meat market in the City of London on or near the later site of Mansion House, so called… …   Etymology dictionary

  • stock market — ♦♦♦ stock markets N COUNT: the N The stock market consists of the general activity of buying stocks and shares, and the people and institutions that organize it. He s been studying and playing the stock market since he was 14... The company s… …   English dictionary

  • stock market — [n] stock exchange American Stock Exchange, AMEX, Big Board, Chicago Board of Trade, commodities exchange, Dow Jones, futures exchange, NASDAQ, National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, New York Stock Exchange, Wall Street; …   New thesaurus

  • stock market — n. 1. STOCK EXCHANGE 2. the business carried on at a stock exchange 3. the prices quoted on stocks and bonds …   English World dictionary

  • stock market — stock .market n [C usually singular] 1.) the business of buying and selling ↑stocks and ↑shares 2.) a place where ↑stocks and ↑shares are bought and sold = ↑stock exchange …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stock market — ► NOUN ▪ a stock exchange …   English terms dictionary

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

  • stock market — noun an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers (Freq. 5) • Syn: ↑stock exchange, ↑securities market • Members of this Topic: ↑bullish, ↑bearish, ↑fundamental analysis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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