stockjobbing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From stockjobber.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stockjobbing (uncountable)

  1. (trading, dated) Making markets in equity securities; dealing in stocks and shares.
    • 1834, David Crockett, A Narrative of the Life of, Nebraska 1987, p. 20:
      poor Kendall had a hard time of it to stop them at last, as Amos will to stop the mouths of the people about his stockjobbing.

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