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One that speculates: a commodities speculator.
1. a person who speculates
2. (Rugby) rugby NZ an undirected kick of the ball
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|Noun||1.||speculator - someone who makes conjectures without knowing the facts|
thinker - someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
|2.||speculator - someone who risks losses for the possibility of considerable gains|
gambler - a person who wagers money on the outcome of games or sporting events
hedger - someone who counterbalances one transaction (as a bet) against another in order to protect against loss
operator - a speculator who trades aggressively on stock or commodity markets
scalper - someone who buys something and resells it at a price far above the initial cost; "he got theater tickets through a scalper"
venture capitalist - a speculator who makes money available for innovative projects (especially in high technology)