stock market [specialized markets for financial instruments]
Roget category 799a5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
› 5.9. Possessive relations
›› 5.9.3. Interchange of property
[specialized markets for financial instruments]
securities exchange —
the big board,
the New York Stock Exchange —
the open market —
over-the-counter market —
privately traded issues.
commodities exchange, futures exchange, futures market.
the pit, the floor.
ticker, stock ticker, quotation — stock index, market index, the Dow Jones Index, the Dow Industrials, the transportation index, utilities, the utilities index — the New York Stock Exchange index, the Nikkei index [Jap.Tr.] — the Financial Times index, the FTI [Brit.], the over-the-counter index, NASDAQ index.
[person or firm trading securities] broker, stockbroker, jobber, stock dealer, odd-lot dealer — specialist.
[person who buys or sells stocks] investor, speculator, operator — bull, buyer — bear, short seller — scalper, arbitrager†, arbitrageur† — stockholder, share-holder, stockholder of record — bond holder, coupon-clipper [Sarc.].
investment — speculation.
play the market —
take a position,
take a plunge,
take a flier [Coll.].
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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