Wordlist: Stock market

 

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    • stock[stɒk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the capital raised by a company through the issue of shares; the total of shares held by an individual shareholder
    • Example:
      • The stock serves as a security for the creditors of a business.
    • stock market, stock markets(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a market for the trading of company stock
    • Example:
      • The news reports on the stock market.
    • stock market crash, stock market crashes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market
    • Example:
      • Many people lost money because of the stock market crash.
  • stock exchange
    • stock exchange, stock exchanges(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a building and the associated organisation that trades stocks of companies for money and vice versa
    • Example:
      • There's a stock market exchange in New York City.
    • market price, market prices(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the price at which shares can be bought and sold on the stock market
    • Example:
      • The market prices of certain shares are currently rising.
      • Synonym(s):
        market rate, quotation, stock market price
    • share, shares[ʃɛɚ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a financial instrument that shows that you own a part of a company that provides the benefit of limited liability
    • Example:
      • She doesn't hold any shares.
      • Synonym(s):
        stocks (AE)
    • shareholder, shareholders['ʃɛɚhəʊldə(r)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • one who owns shares of a company's stock
    • Example:
      • Shareholders are the real owners of a publicly traded business, but management runs it.
      • Synonym(s):
        stockholder (AE)
    • dividend, dividends(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually)
    • Example:
      • For a joint stock company, a dividend is allocated as a fixed amount per share.
  • broker
    • broker, brokers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a mediator between a buyer and seller; one who buys and sells shares and other securities through market makers or Agency Only Firms on behalf of investors
    • Example:
      • A broker may be employed by a brokerage firm.
    • profit, profits[ˈprɒfət](noun)
    • Definition:
      • total income or cash flow minus expenditures; the money or other benefit a non-governmental organisation or individual receives in exchange for products and services sold at an advertised price
    • Example:
      • The report on the company's profit was astonishing.
      • Synonym(s):
        gain
      • Antonym(s):
        loss
    • loss, losses[lɒs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • something that is lost; an amount of money which decreases
    • Example:
      • The battle was won, but losses were great.
      • Antonym(s):
        profit, gain, win
 

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        dividend
        a pro rata payment of money by a company to its shareholders, usually made periodically (eg, quarterly or annually)
        stock exchange
        a building and the associated organisation that trades stocks of companies for money and vice versa
        stock market
        a market for the trading of company stock
        share
        a financial instrument that shows that you own a part of a company that provides the benefit of limited liability
        broker
        a mediator between a buyer and seller; one who buys and sells shares and other securities through market makers or Agency Only Firms on behalf of investors
        profit
        total income or cash flow minus expenditures; the money or other benefit a non-governmental organisation or individual receives in exchange for products and services sold at an advertised price
        market price
        the price at which shares can be bought and sold on the stock market
        stock
        the capital raised by a company through the issue of shares; the total of shares held by an individual shareholder
        shareholder
        one who owns shares of a company's stock
        loss
        something that is lost; an amount of money which decreases
        stock market crash
        a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market
         
         
         

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        stock exchange
        a building and the associated organisation that trades stocks of companies for money and vice versa
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        a mediator between a buyer and seller; one who buys and sells shares and other securities through market makers or Agency Only Firms on behalf of investors
         
         
         
         

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