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stock market

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Stocks & shares
stock marketˈstock ˌmarket ●○○ noun [countable usually singular]  1 BFSthe business of buying and selling stocks and shares2 BFSa place where stocks and shares are bought and sold syn stock exchange
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stock marketMost were in their teens during the last stock market panic, the Black Monday crash of Oct. 19,1987.While productivity, profits, executive pay and the stock market keep going up, workers' incomes keep going down.Exuberance in the stock market has some genuine economic and financial underpinnings.This is an insurance policy that buys funds which are invested on the stock market.But money was still made on the stock market.Whether the charge of investor short-termism is valid turns essentially on whether the stock market is efficient in pricing shares.The stock market party is over.
From Longman Business Dictionarystock marketˈstock ˌmarket (also stockmarket), or stock exchange especially British English [countable]FINANCE a place where companies’ shares are bought and soldThe company was floated on the stock market last year. market
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