stock market

noun
|Updated on: 20 Jun 2018

Definition of stock market

2 a : a market for particular stocks
b : the market for stocks throughout a country

Examples of stock market in a Sentence

  1. We lost money in the stock market.

  2. International stock markets saw declines at the end of the trading day.

Recent Examples of stock market from the Web

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First Known Use of stock market

1809

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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STOCK MARKET Defined for English Language Learners

stock market

Definition of stock market for English Language Learners

  • : the business or activity of buying and selling stocks

  • : a system for buying and selling stocks or a place where stocks are bought and sold


STOCK MARKET Defined for Kids

stock market

noun

Definition of stock market for Students

: a place where shares of stock are bought and sold

Law Dictionary

stock market

noun

legal Definition of stock market

2 : a market for particular stocks
3 : the market for stocks throughout a country


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