Definition of Stockjobbing

1. n. The act or art of dealing in stocks; the business of a stockjobber.



Definition of Stockjobbing

1. Noun. (trading dated) Making markets in equity securities; dealing in stocks and shares. ¹

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Definition of Stockjobbing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stockjobbing

stockinger
stockingers
stockingfeet
stockingfoot
stockingful
stockinging
stockingless
stockingmaker
stockingmakers
stockings
stockish
stockist
stockists
stockjobber
stockjobbers
stockjobbing (current term)
stockjobbings
stockkeeper
stockkeepers
stocklike
stocklist
stocklists
stockman
stockmanship
stockmarket
stockmarkets
stockmen
stockout
stockpicker
stockpickers

Literary usage of Stockjobbing

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1. The Diary and Letters of His Excellency Thomas Hutchinson ... Captain by Thomas Hutchinson (1884)
"... and unjust accusation in the Count, who the Secretary had charged wth stockjobbing: and also a suit between him and some French Merch*8 in London, ..."

2. The Mississippi Bubble: A Memoir of John Law by Adolphe Thiers, Francis Skinner Fiske (1859)
"... General eagerness to subscribe for the shares — The nobility pay court to Law — Rage for speculation begins — stockjobbing operations of the brokers. ..."

3. Robinson's New Higher Arithmetic: For High Schools, Academies, and by Horatio Nelson Robinson (1895)
"The calculations of Percentage in stocks are treated in this work under the heads of stockjobbing, Assessments and Dividends, and Stock Investments. ..."

4. The Universal Accountant and Complete Merchant: In Two Volumes by William Gordon (1770)
"... what will C receive, to whom he was due 500 / ? 4) 5°° 135 8 4 at I Var. VIII. stockjobbing. ..."

5. The History of the Reign of George III, to the Termination of the Late War by Robert Bisset (1810)
"He now CHAP. dealt in stockjobbing to an extent unknown in the annals of gambling. At length the bubble burst: he failed to an 1772 amount little sho^t of ..."

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