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stock exchange

n.
1. A place or system in which stocks, bonds, or other securities are bought and sold.
2. An association of stockbrokers who meet to buy and sell stocks and bonds according to fixed regulations.

stock exchange

n (often capitals)
1. (Stock Exchange)
a. a highly organized market facilitating the purchase and sale of securities and operated by professional stockbrokers and market makers according to fixed rules
b. a place where securities are regularly traded
c. (as modifier): a stock-exchange operator; stock-exchange prices.
2. (Stock Exchange) the prices or trading activity of a stock exchange: the stock exchange fell heavily today.

stock′ exchange`


n.
1. a place where stocks and other securities are bought and sold.
2. an association of brokers who transact business in stocks and bonds according to fixed rules.
[1765–75]

stock exchange

A market where shares in companies are bought and sold by brokers on behalf of investors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stock exchange - an exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokersstock exchange - 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، السوق المالِيَّه
burzaburza cenných papírů
børshandelfondsbørs
arvopaperipörssi
burza
kauphöll
証券取引所
증권 거래소
borza
börs
ตลาดหลักทรัพย์
sàn giao dịch

stock exchange

n (Fin) → borsa valori

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 exchange

بُورْصَة burza cenných papírů børshandel Börse χρηματιστήριο bolsa de valores arvopaperipörssi bourse burza Borsa Valori 証券取引所 증권 거래소 effectenbeurs børs giełda papierów wartościowych bolsa de valores фондовая биржа börs ตลาดหลักทรัพย์ borsa sàn giao dịch 证券交易所
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He's on the Stock Exchange, and he's a typical broker.
I heard that Barrington had been gambling on the Stock Exchange the last few days," he answered.
The office of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, of the Stock Exchange, was in a first floor up a court behind the Bank of England; the house of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, was at Brixton, Surrey; the horse and stanhope of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, were at an adjacent livery stable; the groom of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, was on his way to the West End to deliver some game; the clerk of Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, had gone to his dinner; and so Wilkins Flasher, Esquire, himself, cried, 'Come in,' when Mr.
This young man was the nephew of one of the Nob Hill magnates, who run the San Francisco Stock Exchange, much as more humble adventurers, in the corner of some public park at home, may be seen to perform the simple artifice of pea and thimble: for their own profit, that is to say, and the discouragement of public gambling.
They were all on excellent terms with themselves, for Macalister had given them a good thing on the Stock Exchange, and Hayward and Lawson had made fifty pounds apiece.
The clubs, the stock exchange, the race-course: you try your luck here, there, and everywhere; and you lose and win, win and lose--and you haven't a dull day to complain of.
Wall Street--so named from a street in ancient New York, where was situated the stock exchange, and where the irrational organization of society permitted underhanded manipulation of all the industries of the country.
It is the bias of much popular religion: in the domain of business it dominates the Stock Exchange, and becomes that "bit of luck" by which all successes and failures are explained.
I could ruin the Stock Exchange to-morrow, bring London's credit, for a time, at any rate, below the credit of Belgrade.
Harold Denver, the son, was a most quiet young gentleman, and that he was busy from morning to night on the Stock Exchange.
When my misfortune first came, I used to speculate a good deal upon the Stock Exchange.
Sedley burst out laughing (he was a coarse man, from the Stock Exchange, where they love all sorts of practical jokes).

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