anti-speculation

adjective
an·ti-spec·u·la·tion | \ ˌan-tē-ˌspe-kyə-ˈlā-shən , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antispeculation

Definition of anti-speculation 

: serving or intended to discourage or restrict financial speculation Evidence of the adverse effect of anti-speculation laws … cautioned against heavy-handed regulation. —Lawrence E. Mitchell

First Known Use of anti-speculation

1898, in the meaning defined above

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