play the market

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Definition of play the market

: to actively buy and sell stocks in the hope of making a profit

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“Play the market.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20the%20market. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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