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stock market

n.
1. A stock exchange.
2. The market in which stocks are bought and sold, usually including the organized exchanges and over-the-counter markets in a particular country or economic region: the US stock market.
3. The buyers and sellers of stocks: The stock market was jittery all morning.
4. The business transacted in such a market: The stock market has been sluggish.
5. The price or value of the stocks trading in a market: a rising stock market.

stock′-mar′ket adj.

stock market

n
1. (Stock Exchange) another name for stock exchange1
2. (Stock Exchange) the usual US name for stock exchange2

stock′ mar`ket


n.
1. a market where stocks and bonds are traded; stock exchange.
2. the market for stocks throughout a nation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stock market - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokersstock market - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
fundamental analysis, fundamentals analysis - (stock exchange) the use of fundamentals as an investment strategy
technical analysis, technical analysis of stock trends - (stock exchange) analysis of past price changes in the hope of forecasting future price changes
curb market - a stock market for trading in securities not listed on the New York Stock Exchange
exchange - a workplace for buying and selling; open only to members
OTC market, over-the-counter market - a stock exchange where securities transactions are made via telephone and computer rather than on the floor of an exchange
securities industry, market - the securities markets in the aggregate; "the market always frustrates the small investor"
market analyst - an analyst of conditions affecting a market (especially the stock market)
bid price - (stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to buy a certain security
closing price - (stock market) the price of the last transaction completed during a day's trading session
offer price - (stock market) the price at which a broker is willing to sell a certain security
support level - (stock market) the price at which a certain security becomes attractive to investors
pyramid - (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases
P/E ratio, price-to-earnings ratio - (stock market) the price of a stock divided by its earnings
Translations
بُورْصَةبورْصَه، سوق الأوراق المالِيَّه
burza cenných papírů
aktiemarked
osakemarkkinat
tržište burzovnih papira
verîbréfamarkaîur
株式市場
증권 시장
burza cenných papierov
aktiemarknad
ตลาดหุ้น
thị trường chứng khoán

stock market

n (Brit) (Fin) → mercato azionario

stock

(stok) noun
1. (often in plural) a store of goods in a shop, warehouse etc. Buy while stocks last!; The tools you require are in / out of stock (= available / not available).
2. a supply of something. We bought a large stock of food for the camping trip.
3. farm animals. He would like to purchase more (live) stock.
4. (often in plural) money lent to the government or to a business company at a fixed interest. government stock; He has $20,000 in stocks and shares.
5. liquid obtained by boiling meat, bones etc and used for making soup etc.
6. the handle of a whip, rifle etc.
adjective
common; usual. stock sizes of shoes.
verb
1. to keep a supply of for sale. Does this shop stock writing-paper?
2. to supply (a shop, farm etc) with goods, animals etc. He cannot afford to stock his farm.
ˈstockist noun
a person who stocks certain goods. These boots can be obtained from your local stockist.
stocks noun plural
1. the wooden framework upon which a ship is supported when being built, repaired etc.
2. formerly a wooden frame in which a criminal was fastened as a punishment.
ˈstockbroker noun
a person who buys and sells stocks and shares for others.
stock exchange
a place where stocks and shares are bought and sold.
stock market
a stock exchange, or the dealings on that.
ˈstockpile noun
a supply of goods or materials accumulated eg by a government in case of war or other emergency.
verb
to accumulate (a supply of this sort).
ˌstock-ˈstill adjective, adverb
motionless. He stood absolutely stock-still.
ˈstock-taking noun
a regular check of the goods in a shop, warehouse etc.
stock up
to accumulate a supply of (something). The boys were stocking up on/with chocolate and lemonade for their walk.
take stock
to form an opinion (about a situation etc). Before you decide, give yourself time to take stock (of the situation).

stock market

بُورْصَة burza cenných papírů aktiemarked Börse χρηματιστήριο mercado de valores osakemarkkinat bourse tržište burzovnih papira mercato azionario 株式市場 증권 시장 effectenbeurs aksjemarked rynek papierów wartościowych Mercado de ações фондовый рынок aktiemarknad ตลาดหุ้น borsa thị trường chứng khoán 证券市场
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