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Definition of "stockjobbing" [stock•job•bing]

  • Making markets in equity securities; dealing in stocks and shares. (noun)

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Use "stockjobbing" in a sentence
  • "The large capitalization is primarily for the purpose of concealing as far as possible the unreasonably large profits, although it often serves other ends, especially in stockjobbing schemes, and indirectly aids in the advance of rates."
  • "No wonder we all long for London, where stockjobbing is the rage."
  • "We cannot make our fortune with official positions, nor with stockjobbing tricks."